I Can't Turn You Loose

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I Can't Turn You Loose
Composer Otis Redding
Released 1965-??-??
Title Origin Official

I Can't Turn You Loose is a song by Otis Redding and released as the B-side of his single Just One More Day. The song became a big hit on the US R&B charts and became one of Redding's signature songs.

A sped-up instrumental version of the song was often used as the introduction of The Blues Brothers.

Games

Space Quest: Chapter I - The Sarien Encounter (DOS)

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Space Quest: Chapter I - The Sarien Encounter (DOS)
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Output - PC Speaker.svg
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Arranger Unknown
Released 1986-10-??
Length 0:14.22
Format SND (Sierra)
Loops Yes

Occasionally, The Blues Brothers will be seen in the bar, covering Otis Redding's hit song I Can't Turn You Loose. The song can be heard through either the PCjr 3 Voice, the Tandy 3 Voice, or the PC Speaker. The song is track 62 in the rip and loops.

Lyrics

While the song has lyrics, no game uses them.

[Huh] I can't turn you loose now
If I do I'm gonna lose my life
[Ooh] I can't turn you loose now
If I do I'm gonna lose my life
I can't turn you loose to nobody
I love you baby, yes I do
Give shakin' mama, I told ya
I'm in love with only you
[Gotta] Baby do it baby why don't ya
I'll give ya everything you want

Gotta, gotta
Keep on holdin' on
Never gonna turn you loose
I can't turn you loose
Gotta gotta Keep on holdin' on

I can't turn you loose now
I'm in love with the prettiest thing
I never, never turn you loose now
Because of all the sweet love she brings
I can't turn you loose to nobody
I love you baby, yes I do
Give shaking mama,
I told ya I'm in love with only you
Gotta, do it baby why don't ya
I'll give ya everything you want

Gotta gotta
Keep on holdin' on
Never gonna turn you loose
I can't turn you loose
Gotta keep a grip on you
Gotta gotta keep on holdin' on

[I know you think I'm gonna stop now
but we ain't gonna stop it now
one more time]

Gotta gotta
keep on holdin' on
Never gonna turn you loose
I can't turn you loose
Gotta gotta keep on holdin' on

Gotta gotta
keep on holdin' on
Never gonna turn you loose
I can't turn you loose
Gotta gotta Keep on holdin' on

Everybody want it
Everybody can have it
Gotta, gotta Gotta, gotta S
oo, soo hold on,
I'm comin'
Gotta, gotta, gotta
Get a grip
Can't turn you loose
Hold on, I'm comin'
Gotta, gotta, gotta
Get a grip
Can't turn you loose
Hold on, I'm comin'
Hold on, I'm comin'
Gotta get a grip on you baby
Gotta, gotta gotta
Gotta, gotta gotta
We're groovin', groovin'

Gotta gotta
keep on holdin' on
Never gonna turn you loose
I can't turn you loose
Gotta gotta
Keep on holdin' on
Gotta get a grip
Can't turn you loose

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