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Daryl Hall & John Oates

I Can'T Go For That (No Can Do)

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  • 1982
  • 2012
  • 1981
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“I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)“ is a 1981 song recorded by Daryl Hall and John Oates. It was the fourth number-one hit single of their career on the Billboard Hot 100 and the second hit single from their album Private Eyes. It features Charles DeChant on saxophone. On January 30, 1982, “I Can’t Go for That” ended a ten-week run at the top of the Hot 100 by Olivia Newton-John’s song, “Physical”. Thanks to heavy airplay on urban-contemporary stations, “I Can’t Go for That” also topped the U.S. R&B chart, a rare act for a non-African American act. The song also went to #1 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart for one week in January of 1982. Beyond being a number one hit in its own right, “I Can’t Go for That” continues to bear influence. The song has... Read on...

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More songs by Daryl Hall & John Oates (See Charts): Kiss On My List, Out Of Touch, Rich Girl, Private Eyes, and Maneater.

Popular in Pop Rock (See Charts): Moonlight Shadow, Hungry Like The Wolf, Penny Lane, California Dreamin', Don'T You (Forget About Me), Summer In The City, Holding Out For A Hero, Feel, Candle In The Wind 1997, and Follow You, Follow Me.


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