Touch Your Woman (song)
"Touch Your Woman" is the title of a song written and originally recorded by American country music artist Dolly Parton. It was released in December 1971 as the first single and title track of Parton's album Touch Your Woman. It provided a 1972 top-ten country single for her. The lyrics speak of a disagreement between lovers, but concludes with the line "all you have to do to make it right is just touch your woman". A tranquil, slow-tempo ballad, the song differed from many of Parton's other hits at the time, in that it was neither an upbeat, lilting country number, nor a nostalgic reminiscence of her rural childhood. "Touch Your Woman" reached number 6 on the U.S. country singles charts in March 1972, though a number of country radio stations refused to play it because they found it too sexually suggestive.
The song was covered in late 1972 by R&B artist Margie Joseph, and in 2002 by folk singer Kate Campbell.
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—Bob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman] (b. 1941)
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