“I Want to Know You Before We Make Love” is a song written by Becky Hobbs and Candy Parton, and recorded by the American country band Alabama in 1985 on their album, 40-Hour Week. It is better known by the cover version by the American country music artist Conway Twitty. Twitty’s version was released in July 1987 as the second single from his album, Borderline. The song reached #2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, just behind “Fishin’ in the Dark” by The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
From the album Borderline
B-side “Snake Boots”
Released July 11, 1987
Songwriter(s) Becky Hobbs, Candy Parton
Producer(s) Jimmy Bowen, Conway Twitty, Dee Henry