"The Only One I Know" is the second single by the English rock band The Charlatans. It was their first top-ten hit, reaching no. 9 on the UK Singles Chart. In the UK it was the highest-charting single from the Some Friendly album. Its best showing in the US was on the Modern Rock Chart, where it reached no. 5 in September 1990. The song contained lines directly lifted from The Byrds' 1967 song "Everybody’s Been Burned," while the melody prominently features an organ riff lifted from the Deep Purple rendition of the song "Hush".