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It was originally recorded in by the Will You Love Me Tomorrow - Various - Join the Gilmar Record Club who took their single to number one on the Billboard Hot chart. The song is also notable for being the first song by a black all- girl group to reach number one in the United States. Inthe American girl group the Shirelles released the first version Straight Line - Various - Grunge Rock the song as Scepter singlewith " Boys " on the B-side.
The single's first pressing was labelled simply "Tomorrow", then lengthened later. When first presented with the song, lead singer Shirley Owens later known as Shirley Alston-Reeves did not want to record it, because she thought it was "too country. However, Owens recalled on Jim Parsons' syndicated oldies radio program, Shake Rattle Showtimethat some radio stations had banned the Deeper - Various - Garage Nation because they had felt the lyrics were too sexually charged.
The song is in AABA form. In addition to reaching 1 in the U. It reached 3 in New Zealand. However, an ad for United Artists Records which appeared in Billboard during featured a photo of the singer which indicated that Dache was not Tony Orlando. The Satintonesan early Motown group, also recorded an answer song called "Tomorrow and Always," which used the same melody as the original but initially neglected to credit King and Goffin.
Following a threat of litigation, later pressings of the record included proper credit. Eventually, it was withdrawn and replaced with a different song. In Carole Kingthe co-writer of the song, recorded a version of "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" for her landmark studio album Tapestrywith Joni Mitchell and James Taylor performing background vocals on separate audio channels.
David Hepworth analyzed it as "less like the pleas for gentleness on the part of a trembling virgin and more like a mature woman requiring parity in a relationship. The song became a feature of King's live shows. Taylor recreated his part during their joint arena-based Troubadour Reunion Tour of In the Broadway Beautiful: The Carole King Musicalthe song is featured in part four times: once during its writing, once during King recording a demo of it, then with the Shirelles performing it, and then King singing and playing it later during an especially bad time in her marriage with Goffin.
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