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"Say You'll Stay Until Tomorrow" is a 1977 single by Tom Jones. The song was Jones's first and highest-charting country music hit. Spending ten weeks within the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot Country Singles (now Hot Country Songs) chart, "Say You'll Stay Until Tomorrow" went to number one for one week on 26 February 1977.[3] The song also peaked at number fifteen on the Billboard Hot 100, and was Jones's last single to reach the top 40 until 1988.[4] It was also a Number One hit in Canada, reaching the top of the RPM country and easy-listening charts. In Tom Jones's native United Kindgom, it reached number 40.

"Say You'll Stay Until Tomorrow"
Say You'll Stay Until Tomorrow - Tom Jones.jpg
Single by Tom Jones
from the album Say You'll Stay Until Tomorrow
B-side"Lady Lay"
ReleasedJanuary 1977[1]
Format7" single
GenreCountry, Pop, Adult Contemporary
Length3:32
LabelEMI
Epic (North America)
Songwriter(s)Roger Greenaway, Barry Mason
Producer(s)Gordon Mills[2]
Tom Jones singles chronology
"Memories Don't Leave, But People Do"
(1976)
"Say You'll Stay Until Tomorrow"
(1977)
"Papa"
(1977)

The song was recorded the same year by Slim Whitman, and was included on his album Home on the Range.

Contents

ChartsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (1977) Peak
position
Australian Kent Music Report 15
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary[5] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 12
New Zealand[6] 1
UK Singles Chart 40
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[7] 3
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 15
US Billboard Hot Country Singles[3] 1

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (1977) Rank
Australia [8] 73
Canada RPM Top Singles[9] 115
New Zealand [10] 11
US Billboard Hot 100[11] 109
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[12] 17

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BBC Wales - Music - Tom Jones - Tom Jones discography". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 25 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Tom Jones - Say You'll Stay Until Tomorrow (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 5 March 2013.
  3. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 183.
  4. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 333.
  5. ^ "Image : RPM Weekly - Library and Archives Canada". Bac-lac.gc.ca. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  6. ^ "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart | The Official New Zealand Music Chart". Nztop40.co.nz. 24 April 1977. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Adult Contemporary Music Chart". Billboard. 19 March 1977. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  8. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (doc)|format= requires |url= (help). Australian Chart Book, St Ives, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
  9. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  10. ^ "End of Year Charts 1977". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  11. ^ "1977 Year End". Bullfrogspond.com. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  12. ^ MBAJ&printsec=frontcover Billboard, December 24, 1977.


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