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|"I'd Really Love to See You Tonight"|
Big Tree Records 1976 single cover
|Single by England Dan & John Ford Coley|
|from the album Nights Are Forever|
|B-side||"It's Not The Same"|
|Label||Big Tree (US) Atlantic (UK)|
|England Dan & John Ford Coley singles chronology|
"I'd Really Love to See You Tonight" is a song written by Parker McGee and was a hit by England Dan & John Ford Coley from their 1976 album Nights Are Forever . It eventually peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for two weeks, behind Wild Cherry's "Play That Funky Music" and #1 on the Easy Listening chart.Billboard ranked it as the #21 song for 1976. It reached #26 in the official UK chart.
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