“Touch the Hand” is a ballad that talks about a resilient man. A resilient man who doesn’t give up easily because of love. He tries to repossess the love his woman had for him. With this, he’s trying all he can to retrieve whatever there is, the love that once blossomed. Indeed, this a song from “The High Priest of Country Music” Conway Twitty everyone can relate legacy.
Many people undergo and experience this just like what the song portrays. The lyrics say it all. Whether you’re a woman or a man, you have definitely tried to save the love that once made you whole or simply the love that made you happy. At some point, you tried your best to redeem what’s lost because those happy memories were slowly drifting. It is painful, but it’s worth it.
Touch the hand of the man that made you a woman
Then tell me you don’t love me anymore
I was the first man to ever
Hold you in a special kind of way
Touch the Hand
Yes, “Touch the Hand” is one of the most soulful songs of Conway Twitty. The straightforward lyrics patched with mellow sounds can truly pierce your hearts. It can even make your eyes water.
On the other hand, Conway Twitty along with Ron Peterson wrote the words and lyrics of the song. Then in May 1975, Conway Twitty released it under his album “High Priest of Country Music.” It was the A-Side of his massive hit song “Don’t Cry, Joni.”
Moreover, “Touch the Hand” is one of Conway Twitty’s 40 number one single on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The song peaked at the number one spot on the said chart on July 19, 1975.
In the course of Conway Twitty’s career, he has proven his difference among other great artists in the history of music. His triumph as a singer, songwriter, producer, recording artist and entertainer sets him to be the ultimate legend of all time. Conway’s accomplishments such as the No.1 singles, sold out concerts and performances, numerous awards, and his story is undeniably one of a kind. He, indeed, was a people mover.
Above all, “Touch the Hand” is a perfect song to remember the legacy of Conway Twitty. It will bring his memories back once the song hits your eardrums.