Who's Holding Donna Now

Album: Rhythm Of The Night (1985)
Charted: 6
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  • Sometimes a love won't let go hard as I try I know it shows
    Everybody's telling me you'll be over her eventually
    But how am I supposed to feel so secure

    When I keep wondering who's holding Donna now
    And I keep wondering who's heart she's knocking around
    There's nothing I wouldn't do to be in his shoes somehow

    And I keep wondering who's holding Donna now
    And I keep wondering what magic can be found
    To turn me back to the one who's holding Donna now

    The letter started with goodbye I've read it half a million times
    Tell me this is just a dream when I wake up she'll be here next to me
    Tell me it will be just the way it was

    Well I keep wondering who's holding Donna now
    And I keep wondering who's heart she's knocking around
    There's nothing I wouldn't do to be in his shoes right now

    And I keep wondering who's holding Donna now
    And I keep wondering what magic can be found
    To turn me back to the one who's holding Donna now

    Who's holding Donna now
    I keep wondering who's heart she's knocking around
    There's nothing I wouldn't do to be in his shoes right now
    Who's holding Donna now, oh Donna what magic can be found
    To make me the one who's holding Donna now

    I can't get Donna off my mind
    Who's holding Donna now, who's heart she's knocking around
    There's nothing I wouldn't do to be in his shoes right now Writer/s: David Foster, Jay Graydon, Randy Goodrum
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, GARDEN RAKE MUSIC, O/B/O CAPASSO, Peermusic Publishing
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Comments: 2

  • Gino from HoustonWell the original version/creation of the song started off like this - I was in the library sitting next to my friend and at the same table across from us sat Donna who was a cheerleader. I could not help myself but to write a song about this sweet/pretty girl whom my friend had a crush. It was late April or first of May 1984 and was all of ours last term at Blinn. I probably wrote a good verse or more and the chorus and would wander off to sing it in the book sections where the librarian would tell me to keep it down. I lost touch with all people from my college days, but I cannot help to wander if somewhere down the road those two ended up married. I cowrote/recorded a demo with only David Foster present writer at the catalog/lounge.
  • John from Nashville, TnThis was one of Motown's last American Top 10 singles whilst Berry Gordy was the owner. The last two American Top 10 singles were Smokey Robinson's "Just To See Her" and "One Heartbeat", two songs Robinson didn't write.
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