"I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" as written by George Robert Merrill and Shannon Rubicam....
Clock strikes upon the hour
And the sun begins to fade
Still enough time to figure out
How to chase my blues away
I've done alright up to now
It's the light of day that shows me how
And when the night falls, loneliness calls

Oh, I wanna dance with somebody
I wanna feel the heat with somebody
Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody
With somebody who loves me
Oh, I wanna dance with somebody
I wanna feel the heat with somebody
Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody
With somebody who loves me

I've been in love and lost my senses
Spinning through the town
Sooner or later, the fever ends
And I wind up feeling down
I need a man who'll take a chance
On a love that burns hot enough to last
So when the night falls
My lonely heart calls

Oh, I wanna dance with somebody
I wanna feel the heat with somebody
Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody
With somebody who loves me
Oh, I wanna dance with somebody
I wanna feel the heat with somebody
Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody
With somebody who loves me

Somebody oo Somebody oo
Somebody who loves me yeah
Somebody oo Somebody oo
To hold me in his arms oh
I need a man who'll take a chance
On a love that burns hot enough to last
So when the night falls
My lonely heart calls

Oh, I wanna dance with somebody
I wanna feel the heat with somebody
Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody
With somebody who loves me
Oh, I wanna dance with somebody
I wanna feel the heat with somebody
Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody
With somebody who loves me

Don'tcha wanna dance with me baby
Dontcha wanna dance with me boy
Hey Don'tcha wanna dance with me baby
With somebody who loves me

Don'tcha wanna dance say you wanna dance
Don'tcha wanna dance
Don'tcha wanna dance say you wanna dance
Don'tcha wanna dance
Don'tcha wanna dance say you wanna dance
With somebody who loves me
Dance


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"I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" as written by Shannon Rubicam George Robert Merrill

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    General CommentLove Love Love this song. I could listen to it every day for the rest of my life and never tire. What a voice she had before drugs affected it. She was tops at one time, and rightfully so.
    ILUVUon May 26, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is amazing
    why has no one commented?!?!!
    hehehe o so emo hohoho
    xxemilyxxon May 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love this song
    la chatonon June 26, 2006   Link
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    General Commentawh this song is so awesome!!!! really sweet. it always reminds me of the cruise i just went on coz sum chik sang it at karaoke and a random guy came up and danced wit her :D it was so cute. awesome song
    - hayles -
    hayles89on October 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI LOVE this song!!! This song is so awesome!!! I'll ALWAYS love it!!! One of the ultimate dance songs!!! hehe. Love the energy in this song, her voice is phenomenal, the tune is so good... love, love, love it!!!!!
    daydreamer82on July 19, 2007   Link
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    General Commentmy friend kaitlin sang this song for our black history month assembly today and she totally rocked it. it was the best i've ever seen a white girl sing whitney. i actually never have seen a white girl sing whitney houston...but it was still amazing. hehe.
    teenqueen22on February 22, 2008   Link
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    General Commentlove this song's energy
    the way the voice carries is so beautiful..
    love u Whitney..!!
    saileshon November 27, 2008   Link
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    General Commentrupert captured the meaning, unfortunately. This song is so energetic. It was huge in the dance clubs of the 80's. Everyone would rush to the floor to dance to it. There was always an energy in Whitney's voice/songs. It just seemed to weave through the heart and body and make the legs wanna move:)
    swingerchickon February 18, 2012   Link
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    General CommentR.I.P Whitney, hope you dance easier now ...
    Paymaanon September 08, 2014   Link
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    General CommentOne of my favorite tunes to move to. Just makes you whacky happy. I dont think she means literally but more so a person who lifts your spirit up, makes you feel good and brings the best out of you. I think that's what we can all hope for. I always say when you're old and grey you want to be with somebody that you not only love but like. It's easy to love someone but to really like them is what it's really about. I think..,
    oasisnesson October 01, 2016   Link

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