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Tomorrow Never Comes

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Words & Music: E. Tubb/ Bond
Oh you tell me that you love me
Yes you tell me that you care
That tomorrow we'll be married, oh
But tomorrow's never there

Oh tomorrow never, never comes
Oh tomorrow never comes
Now you tell me that you love me, oh
But tomorrow never comes

Many weeks now have I waited
Oh many long nights have I cried
But just to see that happy morning, happy morning
When I have you right by my side

But tomorrow will never come, oh no, no
Tomorrow never gonna come
Now you tell me that you love me
But tomorrow never, never comes

So tomorrow I’ll be leaving
Yes tomorrow I’ll be gone
But tomorrow you'll be weeping, oh
But tomorrow will never, never come

Well tomorrow will never, never come
Oh no, tomorrow ain't never gonna come
Yeah, yeah, you tell me, you tell me
That you love me, but tomorrow never comes
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Recorded: 1970/06/07, first released on Elvis Country

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sugartummy (profilecontact) wrote on May 22, 2013report abuse
A very nice country song turned into a great song. Ernest Tubb's version sounds like Elvis could've done it in 1955.
Gorse (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 16, 2012report abuse
This is what I call a magnificent opus which builds and builds and explodes at the end As stated in the same vein as What Now My Love and equally as exciting and effective using the full power of his vocal abilities.
Deano1 (profilecontact) wrote on May 7, 2011report abuse
Talk about taking a song and making it your own. Elvis takes an old Ernest Tubb tune and turns it into an absolute masterpiece. The power in his voice is unmatched as is the emotion. Heavily produced? maybe. Hiding cracks in his voice? possibly. The one thing Elvis knew better than anyone was any number of trained singers can hit notes and sing a sound alike performance of a song. But, it takes an expert song stylist to wring every bit of emotion out of a song and make it your own. This one is right there with "Long Black Limousine", "Just Pretend", "How The Web Was Woven" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water" and shows Elvis at his very best.
Steve V (profilecontact) wrote on May 6, 2011report abuse
Good song & performance. There are 70's fans and there are early Elvis fans. Nothing was greater than Elvis' voice in 1960-1. He was like another singer by the time he recorded this in 1970 and while I like it very much he could have had an Orbison type hit if he got hold of this in 60 or 61.
tornado (profilecontact) wrote on May 6, 2011report abuse
I was blown away when I heard that song in the 70's, Still am today. One of my 70's favorite.
Great Dane (profilecontact) wrote on May 6, 2011report abuse
Great song and album. And his voice in the seventies was better than begin 60's like it or not.
Monster (profilecontact) wrote on May 6, 2011report abuse
Love it. I'm a sucker for the big dramatic finishes.
dgirl (profilecontact) wrote on May 6, 2011report abuse
Yes great song, great album. I love the whole album, but it needed all the production. Have you ever heard the stripped down version? Elvis voice cracks in several places as it does on other songs. His smooth early 60's upper register was gone in his 30's replaced by a powerful baritone. For a young man, such an amazing voice change. Thats why I like the early Elvis much better. I though his voice was much more versatile. Imagine what he could have done with this song in 1960-62!
JerryNodak (profilecontact) wrote on Mar 4, 2009report abuse
Great song. Great album. My fave song on the album. Song and album 5 stars.
derekd (profilecontact) wrote on Mar 4, 2009report abuse
Great album, good song, maybe not the best from it, that was 'The Fool'. Always enjoy playing 'Elvis Country'
KingKreole (profilecontact) wrote on Mar 4, 2009report abuse
Elvis was great at these type of songs--the ones that build and build until he explodes at the end--like What Now My Love. His voice was so powerful and this is a great song to show off that power!
Natha (profilecontact) wrote on Mar 4, 2009report abuse
Fantastic song. Just listen to his voice. Here is the fully developed voice of the King presented to us. It was brought to us through the Elvis Country album. Quite a new approach of pressing an album back then, whether you like it or not. This is one of those high lights. Love to listen to it, especially in the car where one enjoys while driving.
Rob Wanders (profilecontact) wrote on Mar 4, 2009report abuse
great song.
Pedro Nuno (profilecontact) wrote on Mar 4, 2009report abuse
It's a wonderful song, from one of the Best Albums of The King. Its production in a "crescendo", remembers some Roy Orbison tunes like Running Scared.
old shep (profilecontact) wrote on Mar 4, 2009report abuse
I never did like the Elvis Country album all that much apart from a couple of tracks. Mainly because of Elvis' toe curling over the top versions of country standards such as Make the World Go Away and this old Ernest Tubb song.
miked (profilecontact) wrote on Mar 4, 2009report abuse
Brilliant song and a pity that this and lots of other "less well known songs" werent more "well known". A lot of the public quite rightly love the well publised and could be argued shoved down the throat great songs but they havent really heard these somewhat hidden gems...brilliant, the King at his best, power vocal.
ta2k (profilecontact) wrote on Mar 4, 2009report abuse
I REALLY wish songs like this were known to the man in the street above commonly known songs like Wooden Heart. This is a building buster of a song. It is quite simply the King being the King. Brilliant isn't a strong enough word. TCB
burninglove92 (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 10, 2008report abuse
Absoulutely underestimated song, It Stunning, Elvis Just proves that he just owns that crown. this song is just a fantastic arrangment and Elvis' powerhouse vocals just raw the song. One of my fav songs.. Elvis Rocks TCB

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