I'd Really Love to See You Tonight

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"I'd Really Love to See You Tonight"
Single by England Dan & John Ford Coley
from the album Nights Are Forever
B-side It's Not The Same
Released 1976
Format 7"
Genre Soft rock
Length 2:42
Label Big Tree (US) Atlantic (UK)
Writer(s) Parker McGee
Producer(s) Kyle Lehning
England Dan & John Ford Coley singles chronology
"I'd Really Love to See You Tonight"
(1976)
"Nights Are Forever Without You"
(1977)

"I'd Really Love to See You Tonight" is a song written by Parker McGee and was a hit by England Dan & John Ford Coley from their 1976 album Nights Are Forever. It peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and #1 on the Easy Listening chart.[1] Billboard ranked it as the No. 21 song for 1976.[2]

Dan Seals, the "England Dan" half of the duo, re-recorded the song in 1995 in an acoustic country music style.

Other cover versions[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

  • In the 1996 action thriller film The Long Kiss Goodnight starring Geena Davis and Samuel L. Jackson, Jackson's character hears the song on the car radio while driving and starts to sing the chorus as "I'm not talking 'bout the linens...", instead of "I'm not talking 'bout moving in", and Davis's character then promptly corrects his mondegreen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 86. 
  2. ^ Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1976
Preceded by
"If You Know What I Mean" by Neil Diamond
Billboard Easy Listening number-one single
August 21, 1976
Succeeded by
"Shower the People" by James Taylor