When We Make Love (Alabama song)

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"When We Make Love"
Single by Alabama
from the album Roll On
Released April 1984
Format 7"
Recorded 1983
Genre Country
Length 3:36
Label RCA Nashville
Writer(s) Troy Seals, Mentor Williams
Producer(s) Harold Shedd and Alabama
Alabama singles chronology
"Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler)"
"When We Make Love"
"If You're Gonna Play in Texas (You Gotta Have a Fiddle in the Band)"

"When We Make Love" is the title of a song written by Troy Seals and Mentor Williams, and recorded by American country music band Alabama. The song — a love ballad — was released in April 1984 as the second single from the band's album Roll On, and became the group's 13th straight No. 1 single on the Billboard magazine Hot Country Singles chart that June.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 72
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 8
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 3


  • Morris, Edward, "Alabama," Contemporary Books Inc., Chicago, 1985 (ISBN 0809253062)
  • Roland, Tom, "The Billboard Book of Number One Country Hits" (Billboard Books, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, 1991 (ISBN 0-82-307553-2))
  • Whitburn, Joel, "Top Country Songs: 1944-2005," 2006.

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Preceded by
"I Got Mexico"
by Eddy Raven
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

June 23, 1984
Succeeded by
"I Can Tell by the Way You Dance (You're Gonna Love Me Tonight)"
by Vern Gosdin
Preceded by
"Someday When Things Are Good"
by Merle Haggard
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

July 14, 1984