It's Almost Tomorrow

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"It's Almost Tomorrow"
Song
Released 1955 (1955)
Writer Wade Buff
Composer Gene Adkinson

"It's Almost Tomorrow" is a 1955 popular song with music by Gene Adkinson and lyrics by Wade Buff.[1] The song was actually written in 1953, when Adkinson and Buff were in high school. The Dream Weavers, a singing group including writers Adkinson and Buff, recorded the biggest version of the song for Decca Records (catalog number 29683),[2] which charted in November 1955, reaching No. 7 on the Billboard chart in the United States, and No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart.[3] It was also recorded by other artists, including Jo Stafford (Columbia Records catalog number 40595).[4] The song reached No. 6 on the Cashbox chart, where all versions were combined.

In the UK, the song was covered by Mark Wynter in November 1963. It was released by Pye Records as catalogue number 7N15577. His cover version peaked at No. 12 in the UK Singles Chart.[1]

Floridian Jimmy Velvet also had a minor revival in 1965.

Cover versions[edit]

In the U.S., "It's Almost Tomorrow" was also a chart hit for:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. pp. 23–4. ISBN 0-85112-250-7. 
  2. ^ "DECCA (USA) 78rpm numerical listing discography: 29500 - 30000". 78discography.com. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  3. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 56–7. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  4. ^ "COLUMBIA Records (USA) 78rpm numerical listing discography: 40500 - 41000". 78discography.com. Retrieved 2014-04-03.