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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Hall & Oates – ‘I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)’

February 4, 2017

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Hall & Oates – ‘I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)’

The second single from the duo’s tenth album, ‘Private Eyes’, ‘I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)’ by Hall & Oates became a planet-straddling smash hit upon its release in 1981.

The song was also their fourth US number 1 single where it kept off all comers for a staggering ten weeks.
Such was the song’s popularity it also went on to top the US R’n’B chart.

Also enamoured of the song was Michael Jackson who reportedly took inspiration from the bass line for his own ‘Billie Jean’…

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