I Can't Stand It (song)

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This article is about the song by Eric Clapton. I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_0

For the song by Twenty 4 Seven, see I Can't Stand It! I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_1

For the song by James Brown, see I Can't Stand Myself (When You Touch Me). I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_2

For the song by The Spencer Davis Group, see The Spencer Davis Group discography § Their First LP (1965). I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_3

For the song by The Velvet Underground, see VU (album). I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_4

"I Can't Stand It" was the first single from Eric Clapton's 1981 album Another Ticket. I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_5

On the record label for the vinyl 45, its credited as Eric Clapton and His Band. I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_6

It was also used for interludes on Bill O'Reilly's radio show, The Radio Factor. I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_7

Reception I Can't Stand It (song)_section_0

AllMusic critic Matthew Greenwald recalls the song as "one of Eric Clapton's biggest hits from the early '80s" and found "this song found him continuing, in his words, to be as much a musicologist as a musician." I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_8

Greenwald goes on to saying that the song's "lyrics have a venomous jealousy, and they are some of Clapton's most literate of the period". I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_9

He rounded his review up by saying that "musically, some classic, almost Booker T. & the M.G. I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_10

's-styled chord changes highlight the driving tempo, providing Clapton with a huge hit". I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_11

William Ruhlman of AllMusic recalls that I Can't Stand It "held up well". I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_12

Besides becoming a pop hit in its own right, reaching No. I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_13

10 on the Billboard Hot 100, it was also the first No. I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_14

1 song on Billboard's Top Tracks chart for rock songs, which debuted in March 1981. I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_15

It stayed at the summit for two weeks. I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_16

The song reached No. I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_17

15 in Canada. I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_18

By 1981, Broadcast Music, Inc. measured more than one million broadcasts of the song, earning Clapton a special recognition certificate. I Can't Stand It (song)_sentence_19

Chart positions I Can't Stand It (song)_section_1

Weekly charts I Can't Stand It (song)_section_2

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Chart (1981)I Can't Stand It (song)_header_cell_0_0_0 Peak

positionI Can't Stand It (song)_header_cell_0_0_1

Canada (CHUM)I Can't Stand It (song)_header_cell_0_1_0 7I Can't Stand It (song)_cell_0_1_1
Canada (RPM)I Can't Stand It (song)_header_cell_0_2_0 15I Can't Stand It (song)_cell_0_2_1
France (IFOP)I Can't Stand It (song)_header_cell_0_3_0 62I Can't Stand It (song)_cell_0_3_1
Israel (IBA)I Can't Stand It (song)_header_cell_0_4_0 1I Can't Stand It (song)_cell_0_4_1
Italy (AFI)I Can't Stand It (song)_header_cell_0_5_0 99I Can't Stand It (song)_cell_0_5_1
Japan (Oricon)I Can't Stand It (song)_header_cell_0_6_0 84I Can't Stand It (song)_cell_0_6_1
US Billboard Hot 100I Can't Stand It (song)_header_cell_0_7_0 10I Can't Stand It (song)_cell_0_7_1
US Top Rock Tracks (Billboard)I Can't Stand It (song)_header_cell_0_8_0 1I Can't Stand It (song)_cell_0_8_1

I Can't Stand It (song)_table_general_1

Year-end chart (1981)I Can't Stand It (song)_header_cell_1_0_0 RankI Can't Stand It (song)_header_cell_1_0_1
US Top Pop Singles (Billboard)I Can't Stand It (song)_cell_1_1_0 67I Can't Stand It (song)_cell_1_1_1

See also I Can't Stand It (song)_section_3

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