There's a time and place for everything
For everyone
We can push with all our might
But nothin's gonna come
Oh no, nothin's gonna change
And if I asked you not to try
Oh, could you let it be

I wanna hold you and say
We can't throw this all away
Tell me you won't go, you won't go, do you
Have to hear me say
I can't stop lovin' you
And no matter what I say or do
You know my heart is true, oh
I can't stop lovin' you

You can change your friends
Your place in life
You can change your mind
We can change the things we say
And do anytime
Oh no, but I think you'll find
That when you look inside your heart
Oh baby, I'll be there, yeah

Hold on
I'm holding on
Baby, just come on, come on, come on
I just wanna hear you say
I can't stop lovin' you
And no matter what you say or do
You know my heart is true, oh
I can't stop lovin' you
Oh, I'm so twisted and tied
And all I remember
Was how hard we tried
Only to surrender

And when it's over
I know how it's gonna be
And true love will never die
Oh, not fade away
And I can't stop lovin' you
No matter what I say or do
You know my heart is true, oh
I can't stop lovin' you
And I know what I got to do
Hey Ray, what you said is true
Oh, I can't stop lovin' you, oh
Oh, I can't stop lovin' you


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Can't Stop Lovin' You Lyrics as written by Edward Van Halen Alex Van Halen

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    I think that this is the best song that Van Halen has ever released.

    Byrchon July 17, 2002   Link
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    I love this song!!!

    britterz7on April 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    One of the best. It is a born classic for sure.

    DragonKnight411on June 21, 2003   Link
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    This is the best song from the Van Halen Sammy Hagar years. It's perfect.

    Charlie the manon October 08, 2004   Link
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    I can't believe noone's mentioned this yet:

    The last verse pays tribute to Ray Charles' "I Can't Stop Loving You". (songmeanings.net/lyric.php)

    elwyn5150on November 24, 2004   Link
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    thanx elwyn. ididnt realize it untill i listened to and realized it. im glad u got to it and mentioned. I dont think that its sammy's best song with van halen but its damn close. This song is the shit tho. i cant get enough of it

    pimpologyon December 14, 2004   Link
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    It's funny that you mention the Ray Charles homage because I considered the line "And true love will never die, no, not fade away" to be drawing reference from The Rolling Stones song "Not Fade Away".

    (songmeanings.net/lyric.php)

    deitiedon January 22, 2005   Link
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    I'd put this in Van Hagar's 5 best, no question it's one of my favorites, just because it hits so close to home for me There's a girl I've been nuts about for close to 10 years, and she's made it quite clear she is only interested in being friends, and not very close friends at that but I still think of her all the time, because it doesn't matter what she says or does, I can't stop loving her

    crazydiamond1to9on December 25, 2006   Link
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    this song is amazing, I remember making one of my Exs listen to this song. We both said we'ld forever feel this way, but ya....

    mastermwon February 11, 2007   Link
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    by mastermw on 02-11-2007 @ 06:59:17 PM
    this song is amazing, I remember making one of my Exs listen to this song. We both said we'ld forever feel this way, but ya....

    same here. the opening music is so happy and kick back, this is a classical love song.

    paccyon May 30, 2007   Link

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