I Just Want to Love You

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For the Jay-Z song, see I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me).
"I Just Want to Love You"
Single by Eddie Rabbitt
from the album Variations
B-side "Crossin' the Mississippi"
Released October 1978
Genre Country
Length 4:11
Label Elektra
Producer(s) David Malloy
Eddie Rabbitt singles chronology
"You Don't Love Me Anymore"
"I Just Want to Love You"
"Every Which Way but Loose"
"You Don't Love Me Anymore"
"I Just Want to Love You"
"Every Which Way but Loose"

"I Just Want to Love You" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Eddie Rabbitt. It was released in October 1978 as the third single from the album Variations. "I Just Want to Love You" was Eddie Rabbitt's third number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for a week and spent a total of eleven weeks on the chart.[1] It was written by Rabbitt, Even Stevens and David Malloy.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1978) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[3] 47
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 2


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 279. 
  2. ^ "Eddie Rabbitt Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  3. ^ "Eddie Rabbitt Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard.
Preceded by
"Sweet Desire"
by The Kendalls
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

December 2, 1978
Succeeded by
"On My Knees"
by Charlie Rich with Janie Fricke