Not a Moment Too Soon (song)

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"Not a Moment Too Soon"
Not a Moment too Soon.jpg
Single by Tim McGraw
from the album Not a Moment Too Soon
B-side "Refried Dreams"
Released October 24, 1994
Format CD single
Genre Country
Length 3:46
Label Curb
Tim McGraw singles chronology
"Down on the Farm"
"Not a Moment Too Soon"
"Refried Dreams"

"Not a Moment Too Soon" is a song written by Wayne Perry and Joe Barnhill, and performed by American country music artist Tim McGraw. It was released in October 1994 as the fourth single and title track from McGraw's Not a Moment Too Soon album. The song reached Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts. Despite reaching Number One on this chart, the song did not appear on Tim's Greatest Hits album. It did, however, later appear on Tim's second Greatest Hits package, Reflected: Greatest Hits Vol. 2.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Sherman Halsey, who directed the majority of McGraw's videos, and features McGraw singing at Battery Point Lighthouse in Crescent City, California.

Chart performance[edit]

"Not a Moment Too Soon" debuted at number 61 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of October 29, 1994.[1]

Chart (1994–95) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 40
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 46
Preceded by
"Pickup Man"
by Joe Diffie
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

January 14-January 21, 1995
Succeeded by
"Gone Country"
by Alan Jackson
Preceded by
"This Is Me"
by Randy Travis
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

January 16-January 23, 1995
Succeeded by
"You and Only You"
by John Berry


  1. ^ Billboard, October 29, 1994
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2706." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. January 16, 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
  3. ^ "Tim McGraw – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Tim McGraw.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1995". RPM. December 18, 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1995: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013.