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"When We Make Love"

When We Make Love

When We Make Love

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"When We Make Love"
Single by Alabama
from the album Roll On
ReleasedApril 1984
LabelRCA Records
Writer(s)Troy SealsMentor Williams
ProducerHarold Shedd and Alabama
Alabama singles chronology
"Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler)"
"When We Make Love"
"If You're Gonna Play in Texas (You Gotta Have a Fiddle in the Band)"

"When We Make Love" is a song made famous by the country music band Alabama. The song — a love ballad — was released in 1984 as the second single from the band's fifth album, Roll On, and became the group's 13th straight No. 1 single on the Billboard magazine Hot Country Singles chart that June.

Chart positions

Chart (1984)↓Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles1
U.S. Billboard Hot 10072
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks8
Canadian RPM Country Tracks1
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks3


  • Morris, Edward, "Alabama," Contemporary Books Inc., Chicago, 1985 (ISBN 0809253062)
  • Roland, Tom, "The Billboard Book of Number One Country Hits" (Billboard Books, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, 1991 (ISBN 0-82-307553-2))
  • Whitburn, Joel, "Top Country Songs: 1944-2005," 2006.
Preceded by
"I Got Mexico"
by Eddy Raven
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

June 23, 1984
Succeeded by
"I Can Tell By the Way You Dance (You're Gonna Love Me Tonight)"
by Vern Gosdin
Preceded by
"Someday When Things Are Good"
by Merle Haggard
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

July 14, 1984