== Covers ==
* In 1985 "I Can't Tell You Why" was covered by American [[smooth jazz]] artist [[Kenny G]] on his self-titled album.
* In 1993 "I Can't Tell You Why" was covered by American [[country music]] artist [[Vince Gill]] for the Eagles tribute album [[Common Thread: The Songs of the Eagles]]. His version went to number 51 on the [[Hot Country Songs]] chart.ref
* In 1995 [[R&B]] group [[Brownstone (group)|]] covered the song on their debut album, [[From the Bottom Up]]. Their version reached number 54 on the [[Billboard Hot 100]], number 22 on the [[Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs|Hot R&B]] chart and number 27 in the [[UK Top 75]].ref
* In 2001 it was covered by [[smooth jazz]] [[musicians|musician]] [[Larry Carlton]] featuring members of the R&B quartet [[Shai (band)|]] on vocals for his album Deep into It.
* In 2007 American [[alternative rock]] band [[Lazlo Bane]] covered the song for their 70s covers album [[Guilty Pleasures (Lazlo Bane album)|]].
* In 2009 it was covered by Canadian [[electroclash]] duo [[Chromeo]] for their DJ-KiCKS compilation.
* In 2012 Chubby Tavares (of ) included a version on his album Jealousy produced by Carla Olson.
* In 2013 American country music duo [[The Swon Brothers]] performed a live version of the song during the finals of [[The Voice (U.S. TV series)|]], a reality competition show.