"Why Do We Want (What We Know We Can't Have)" is a song written by Don King and David Woodward, and recorded by American country music artist Reba McEntire. It was released in July 1983 as the first single from the album Behind the Scene. The song reached #7 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks
- ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 225.