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I Wanna Be with You (Raspberries song)

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I Wanna Be with You (Raspberries song)

"I Wanna Be With You"
Single by Raspberries
from the album Fresh
B-side "Goin' Nowhere Tonight"
Released November 1972
Recorded 1972
Genre Power pop
Label Capitol Records
Writer(s) Eric Carmen
Producer(s) Jimmy Ienner
Raspberries singles chronology
"Go All the Way"
"I Wanna Be with You"
"Let's Pretend"

"I Wanna Be with You" is a hit single by Raspberries, released in November 1972. It was written by band leader Eric Carmen, who also provided the lead vocals. It was their first single release from their second LP, Fresh. It became their second greatest U.S. hit.

The song reached the Top 40 on three principal U.S. charts, #16 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, #10 on the Cashbox Top 100[1] and # 7 on Record World. It was also a number 17 hit in Canada.


  • Chart performance 1
    • Weekly singles charts 1.1
    • Year-end charts 1.2
  • External links 2
  • References 3

Chart performance

Weekly singles charts

Chart (1972-73) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 16
U.S. Cash Box Top 100[2] 10
U.S. Record World 7
Canadian RPM 17

Year-end charts

Chart (1973) Position
U.S. Cash Box [3] 100
U.S. Billboard [4] 129
Canada [5] 142

External links

  • Song Lyrics


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