You Can't Change That

Album: Rock On (1979)
Charted: 9
  • Mm, hm

    Honey, I'll always love you
    I promise I'll always love you
    'Cause I think the whole world of you
    And you can't change that, no, no

    There's nothing you can do or say
    I thought about this for many a day
    And my mind's made up to feel this way
    And you can't change that

    'Cause you're the only one I love
    And you can't change that
    You're the only one I need
    And you can't change that (You're the one I love)

    You're the only one I love
    And you can't change that
    You're the only one I need
    And you can't change that

    Now you can try if you want to, woo

    You can change your telephone number
    And you can change your address too
    But you can't stop me from loving you
    No, you can't change that, no, no

    You can change the color of your hair
    And you can change the clothes you wear
    But you'll never change the way I care
    No, you can't change that

    'Cause you're the only one I love
    And you can't change that (You're the one I love)
    You're the only one I need
    And you can't change that

    You're the only one I love
    And you can't change that
    You're the only one I need
    And you can't change that (You're the one I love, girl)

    Now you can try if you want to
    Try me, baby, woo
    No, you can't change that (You're the one I love)
    You can try but you can't change that (You're the one)

    Now you can change your telephone number
    You can change your address too
    But you can't stop me from loving you
    No, you can't change that, mm

    'Cause you're the only one I love
    And you can't change that (You are the one I love)
    You're the only one I need
    And you can't change that (I need you, baby)

    You're the only one I love
    And you can't change that (You may change a dollar bill)
    You're the only one I need (But let me tell you one thing)
    And you can't change that (You won't change the way I feel)

    You're the only one I love
    And you can't change that (I say my heart tells me how I feel)
    You're the only one I need (It lets me know)
    And you can't change that (It lets me know my love is real)

    You're the only one I love (No, you can't change that)
    And you can't change that (You can't, you can't change our love, girl)
    You're the only one I need
    And you can't change that (Oh, baby)

    You're the only one I love (Well, I love, I love)
    And you can't change that (I need you)
    You're the only one I need (I love, I love)
    And you can't change that (I need you)

    You're the only one I love
    And you can't change that Writer/s: RAY ERSKINE PARKER, RAY ERSKINE JR. PARKER
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Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn June 29th 1979, Raydio* performed "You Can't Change That" on the NBC-TV program 'The Midnight Special'...
    At the time the song was at #24 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; a little over six weeks later on August 12th, 1979 it would peak at #9 {for 1 week} and it stayed on the chart for 22 weeks...
    It reached #3 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart; also made the Top 10 in Australia {#6} and in Canada {#9}...
    As simply 'Raydio' they had one other Top 100 record, "Jack and Jill", it peaked at #8 in 1978...
    Then as 'Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio' they charted three more times; with their biggest hit being "A Woman Needs Love (Just Like We Do)", it reached #4 in 1981...
    * Raydio was also this episode's guest host and they performed "Jack & Jill" on the same show.
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