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Tomorrow Night ( lonnie johnson )


tomorrow night
what a woman

recording date: 13 december 1947
by: Lonnie Johnson

originally written by: Sam Coslow;Hugh Williams
catalognumber: 4201
label: king

Lyrics And Music

recording date elvis: Friday, 10 September 1954; studio
first release:

This track was first released on the "Elvis For Everyone" LP in 1965, 11 years after its original recording, which is to be found on the collection "The Sun Sessions." The '63 release contains overdubs.
Henry Russell and His Orchestra recorded their version of "Tomorrow Night" on 8 August 1939, the day before Horace Heidt made his more famous version. Russell recorded with a hodge-podge of a band, often, it seems, using members of Horace Heidt's own orchestra, for which Russell was vocalist. Other names that Russell recorded under were Henry Russell and His Romancers and Henry Russell and His Mystic Music. The original was released on Vocalion 5090.
Russell might well have had the original version, but Elvis's interpretation sounds as if he was more familiar with Lonnie Johnson's 1947 recording of the number. Wilhelm Grosz was also known as Hugh Williams (and André Milos) and he worked with Jimmy Kennedy to produce "Harbour Lights," another number sung by Elvis. Grosz was born in Vienna in 1894. After a full classical training and enormous success in that field, he moved to England in 1934 and from there to the USA in 1939, where he died just three months later, in December of that same year.

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