I Can't Stop Loving You, Lagu Country Yang Berjaya

I Can't Stop Loving You paling dikenal dari suara Ray Charles. Rilis bersama album Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music pada tahun 1962. Padahal lagu ini ditulis dan dibawakan penyanyi country, Don Gibson, empat tahun sebelumnya. Di tahun yang sama, I Can't Stop Loving You dibawakan juga oleh penyanyi country lainnya, Kitty Wells. Dan lagu ini sempat berada di chart yang sama dari dua penyanyi. 


Charles sendiri dikenal sebagai penyanyi gospel dan R&B. Pada suatu ketika, produsernya, Sid Feller, mengajak Charles untuk membuat rekaman lagu country. Ada 150-an lagu country yang ditawarkan, dan salah satu yang dipilih Charles adalah lagu ini. Hasilnya, album Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music sukses terjual hingga 700 ribu copy hanya di bulan pertama penjualan. 


I Can't Stop Loving You

(I can't stop loving you)
I've made up my mind
To live in memory of the lonesome times
(I can't stop wanting you)
It's useless to say
So I'll just live my life in dreams of yesterday
(Dreams of yesterday)
Those happy hours that we once knew
Tho' long ago, they still make me blue
They say that time heals a broken heart
But time has stood still since we've been apart

(I can't stop loving you)
I've made up my mind
To live in memories of the lonesome times
(I can't stop wanting you)
It's useless to say
So I'll just live my life in dreams of yesterday
(Those happy hours)
Those happy hours
(That we once knew)
That we once knew
(Tho' long ago)
Tho' long ago
(Still make me blue)
Still ma-a-a-ake me blue
(They say that time)
They say that time
(Heals a broken heart)
Heals a broken heart
(But time has stood still)
Time has stood still
(Since we've been apart)
Since we've been apart

(I can't stop loving you)
I said I made up my mind
To live in memory of the lonesome times
(Sing a song, children)
(I can't stop wanting you)
It's useless to say
So I'll just live my life of dreams of yesterday
(Of yesterday)

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