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(If You Let Me Make Love to You Then) Why Can't I Touch You

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B-side  "Girl Don't Come"
Genre  Soul
Label  Columbia
Released  February 20, 1970
Length  3:26
Writer(s)  Charles Courtney, Peter Link

"(If You Let Me Make Love To You Then) Why Can't I Touch You?" is a song written by Charles Courtney and Peter Link and performed by Ronnie Dyson. The song reached #8 on the Billboard chart and #9 on the R&B chart in 1970. The song appeared on Dyson's debut album of the same name.

The song came from the musical, Salvation.

Other versions

  • Johnny Mathis on his 1970 album, Close to You.
  • Reuben Wilson on his 1970 album, A Groovy Situation.
  • John Holt (singer), 1969 single, and on his 1970 album A Love I Can Feel, Studio One.
  • Billy Paul on his 1971 album, Going East.
  • Barrington Levy on his 1992 album, Turning Point.
  • References

    (If You Let Me Make Love to You Then) Why Can't I Touch You? Wikipedia