I Don't Dance

Album: Ronnie (2011)
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Songfacts®:

  • Dunn came up with the title before penning this straight-up love song about turning down temptation for the one you love with Craig Wiseman and David Lee Murphy. He recalled to The Boot: "I was reaching up to grab a bottle of water and I yelled back at them, 'What about 'I don't dance?'"

    From this original idea, the three songwriters created the second track of Dunn's debut solo album, Ronnie. "I said, 'We do it with a twist: one verse you talk about how you don't dance, but the crux of the story is that it's a love story about how you're going to stay true to love,'" Dunn continued. "It's not a cheating song at all. It's about how hard to face temptation and all the other demonic things I see."

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