Not a Moment Too Soon

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Not a Moment Too Soon
Studio album by Tim McGraw
Released March 22, 1994
Genre Country
Length 32:02
Label Curb
Producer Byron Gallimore, James Stroud
Tim McGraw chronology
Tim McGraw
(1993)
Not a Moment Too Soon
(1994)
All I Want
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B−[2]
Robert Christgau C+[3]

Not a Moment Too Soon is the second album by American country music singer Tim McGraw. It was released on March 22, 1994. Written by country song writer Wayne Perry, it reached No. 1 on Billboard's Top 200 chart and No. 1 on Billboard Country chart and stayed for 26 consecutive weeks. It was Billboard's best selling album of 1994. For all genres of that year, it was in the top five. The Academy of Country Music named it Album of the Year in 1994.

Five singles were released from this album: in order of release, they were "Indian Outlaw", "Don't Take the Girl", "Down on the Farm", the title track and "Refried Dreams". Respectively, these reached No. 8, No. 1, No. 2, No. 1 and No. 5 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts; the first two singles were both Top 20 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 as well.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "It Doesn't Get Any Countrier Than This" (Jerry Vandiver, Randy Archer) – 2:30
  2. "Give It to Me Strait" (Reese Wilson, Stephen Grauberger) – 2:46
  3. "Wouldn't Want It Any Other Way" (Ed Hill, David Frasier) – 3:50
  4. "Down on the Farm" (Jerry Laseter, Kerry Kurt Phillips) – 2:55
  5. "Not a Moment Too Soon" (Wayne Perry, Joe Barnhill) – 3:46
  6. "Indian Outlaw" (Tommy Barnes, Gene Simmons, John D. Loudermilk) – 3:01
  7. "Refried Dreams" (Jim Foster, Mark Peterson) – 2:45
  8. "Don't Take the Girl" (Craig Martin, Larry W. Johnson) – 4:09
  9. "40 Days and 40 Nights" (Barnes) – 2:57
  10. "Ain't That Just Like a Dream" (Tony Mullins, Stan Munsey) – 3:23

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Preceded by
The Division Bell by Pink Floyd
Billboard 200 number-one album
May 21 - June 3, 1994
Succeeded by
The Crow (soundtrack) by Various artists
Preceded by
Rhythm, Country and Blues by Various Artists
Who I Am by Alan Jackson
Lead On by George Strait
Top Country Albums number-one album
April 9 - July 22, 1994
July 30 - October 14, 1994
December 10–30, 1994
Succeeded by
Who I Am by Alan Jackson
Waitin' on Sundown by Brooks & Dunn
The Hits by Garth Brooks
Preceded by
Rhythm, Country and Blues by Various Artists
In Pieces by Garth Brooks
RPM Country Albums number-one album
June 6 - July 3, 1994
October 24–30, 1994
Succeeded by
Country Heat 4 by Various Artists
Stones in the Road by Mary Chapin Carpenter
Preceded by
Some Gave All by Billy Ray Cyrus
Top Country Albums number-one album of the year
1994
Succeeded by
The Hits by Garth Brooks