Ebony and Ivory

Ebony and Ivory by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, April 24, 1982 spending 3 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. A duet between Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder, this is a song about racial harmony, using piano keys as a metaphor. The black keys on a piano are ebony, and the white ones are ivory - the song asks why we all can't lie together in perfect harmony like the keys. Paul McCartney wrote this song, saying that the message was "that people of all types could live together."

Ebony and Ivory FAQs

Who sang Ebony and Ivory?

Ebony and Ivory was performed by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder

What year did Ebony and Ivory get to the UK number 1 spot?

Ebony and Ivory first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, April 24, 1982

How long was Ebony and Ivory at number 1 in the UK?

Ebony and Ivory spent 3 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.