I Can Tell by the Way You Dance (You're Gonna Love Me Tonight)

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"I Can Tell by the Way You Dance (You're Gonna Love Me Tonight)"
Single by Vern Gosdin
from the album There is a Season
Released March 26, 1984
Format 7"
Recorded 1983
Genre Country
Length 2:40
Label Compleat
Writer(s) Sandy Pinkard and Rob Strandlund
Producer(s) Blake Mevis
Vern Gosdin singles chronology
"I Wonder Where We'd Be Tonight"
(1983)
"I Can Tell by the Way You Dance (You're Gonna Love Me Tonight)"
(1984)
"What Would Your Memories Do"
(1984)

"I Can Tell by the Way You Dance (You're Gonna Love Me Tonight)" is a song written by Sandy Pinkard and Rob Strandlund, and recorded by American country music artist Vern Gosdin. It was released in March 1984 as the lead single from the album There is a Season. The song was Vern Gosdin's eighteenth country hit and the first of three number ones on the country chart. The single spent one week at number one and a total of fourteen weeks on the country chart.[1]

Background[edit]

Gosdin originally felt it was too rock and roll for him and didn't record it for two years after it was presented to him.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 140. 
Preceded by
"When We Make Love"
by Alabama
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

June 30, 1984
Succeeded by
"Somebody's Needin' Somebody"
by Conway Twitty
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

July 21, 1984
Succeeded by
"Just Another Woman in Love"
by Anne Murray