"Cherish" by Kool & The Gang is a song in the key of B-flat major. It was released in 1985 as a single from the album "Emergency." The song was written by Kool & The Gang members Ronald Bell and James Taylor, who also produced it. "Cherish" reached number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and became one of their most successful hits. Interestingly, the song was originally written as a ballad, but was later transformed into an up-tempo track during the recording process. The melody of "Cherish" is catchy and uplifting, characterized by its vibrant horn section and infectious rhythm.