|I Won't Last a Day Without You|
Single by The Carpenters from the album A Song for You
B-side "One Love"
Released March 25, 1974
Format 7" single
"I Won't Last a Day Without You" is a song composed by Paul Williams and Roger Nichols. Williams released his version as a single in 1973, but garnered only minor success.
Maureen McGovern recorded the song and also released it as a single in 1973 (and included on her album The Morning After), with results similar to those of Williams.
It became a hit single for The Carpenters in 1974, reaching number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number one on the easy listening chart,becoming their ninth number one on the chart.