Not a Moment Too Soon

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Not a Moment Too Soon
Tim McGraw Not A Moment Too Soon.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 22, 1994
StudioJavelina Recording Studios, Loud Recording Studios, Mesa Recording Studios, and Sound Stage Studios, Nashville, TN
Tim McGraw chronology
Tim McGraw
Not a Moment Too Soon
All I Want
Singles from Not a Moment Too Soon
  1. "Indian Outlaw"
    Released: January 22, 1994
  2. "Don't Take the Girl"
    Released: March 28, 1994
  3. "Down on the Farm"
    Released: July 11, 1994
  4. "Not a Moment Too Soon"
    Released: October 24, 1994
  5. "Refried Dreams"
    Released: February 20, 1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB−[2]
Robert ChristgauC+[3]

Not a Moment Too Soon is the second studio album by American country music singer Tim McGraw. It was released on March 22, 1994. McGraw's breakthrough album, 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 Archer2:30
2."Give It to Me Strait"Reese Wilson, Stephen Grauberger2:46
3."Wouldn't Want It Any Other Way"Ed Hill, David Frasier3:50
4."Down on the Farm"Jerry Laseter, Kerry Kurt Phillips2:55
5."Not a Moment Too Soon"Wayne Perry, Joe Barnhill3:46
6."Indian Outlaw"Tommy Barnes, Jumpin' Gene Simmons, John D. Loudermilk3:01
7."Refried Dreams"Jim Foster, Mark Petersen2:45
8."Don't Take the Girl"Craig Martin, Larry W. Johnson4:09
9."40 Days and 40 Nights"Barnes2:57
10."Ain't That Just Like a Dream"Tony Mullins, Stan Munsey3:23

Charts and certifications[edit]



  • Byron Gallimore – producer
  • James Stroud – producer
  • Doug Rich – production assistant
  • Neuman, Walker & Associates – art direction, design
  • Peter Nash – photography
  • Image Entertainment Group – management


  • Julian King – engineer, mix assistant
  • Lynn Peterzell – engineer, mixing, additional engineer
  • Steve Marcantonio – additional engineer
  • Russ Martin – additional engineer
  • Marty Williams – additional engineer
  • Mark Hagen – assistant engineer
  • Ken Hutton – assistant engineer
  • Mark Hurt – assistant engineer
  • Hank Williams – mastering
  • Recorded at Loud Recording, Mesa Recording Studio, Sound Stage Studios and Javelina Recording Studios (Nashville, Tennessee).
  • Mixed at Loud Recording
  • Mastered at MasterMix (Nashville, Tennessee).


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  3. ^ Robert Christgau Consumer Guide
  4. ^ a b Not a Moment Too Soon - Tim McGraw, Billboard, retrieved 2010-10-18
  5. ^ Geoff Mayfield (December 25, 1999). 1999 The Year in Music Totally '90s: Diary of a Decade - The listing of Top Pop Albums of the '90s & Hot 100 Singles of the '90s. Billboard. Retrieved October 15, 2010.
  6. ^ Tim McGraw Album & Song Chart History, Billboard, archived from the original on 18 October 2010, retrieved 2010-10-18
  7. ^ "RIAA – Gold & Platinum". RIAA. Retrieved 2010-10-18.

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