I'm Not Gonna Let You

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"I'm Not Gonna Let"
Single by Colonel Abrams
from the album Colonel Abrams
Released February 7, 1986
Format 7", 12"
Recorded March – July 1985
Genre Electronic
Length 4:48 (album version)
6:56 (extended version)
3:51 (radio edit)
5:46 (dub version)
3:46 (a cappella)
Label MCA
Writer(s) Colonel Abrams, Marston Freeman
Producer(s) Colonel Abrams, Richard Burgess
Colonel Abrams singles chronology
"The Truth"
"I'm Not Gonna Let"
"Over and Over"

"I'm Not Gonna Let" is a single by Colonel Abrams, released on February 7, 1986. It was his third number one on the dance chart and reached the top spot a short three weeks after all cuts from his self-titled debut album, Colonel Abrams (1985). It had dropped out of the number-one position.[1] "I'm Not Gonna Let" also reached number seven on the U.S. R&B singles chart [2] and the top 30 on the UK singles chart.


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 16. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 22. 
Preceded by
"If You Should Ever Be Lonely" by Val Young
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
March 22, 1986
Succeeded by
"I Can't Wait" by Nu Shooz