"Where Is the Love" is a popular song written by Ralph MacDonald and William Salter, and recorded by Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway. Released in 1972 from their album, Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway. It peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and spent a week each at number one on the Billboard Easy Listening (July 1972) and R&B (August 1972) charts. The song won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.
There have been numerous cover versions. Helen Reddy recorded a version in 1972 on her Capitol album I Am Woman. South Vietnamese band The Dreamers recorded cover version in 1972 and it was very popular in South Vietnam. Sérgio Mendes & Brasil '77 had a top 20 easy listening hit with their 1973 cover version. Liza Minnelli covered it on her 1973 album The Singer. Eurovision song contest winner Dana recorded a version in the mid-1970s. Jazz legend Woody Herman recorded an Alan Broadbent arrangement for his album Children of Lima that featured a bassoon solo by Frank Tiberi. Stephanie Mills and Robert Brookins recorded a version that peaked at number 18 on the R&B chart in 1988. In 1995, the song was covered for the soundtrack to the...