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Tom Jones

Green Green Grass Of Home

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1966
  • 1967
  • 1966
  • 1965
  • 1993
  • 2009

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“Green, Green Grass of Home”, written by Claude “Curly” Putman Jr., is a country song originally made popular by Porter Wagoner in 1965 and Bobby Bare in 1965. It was sung later by Tom Jones in 1966 when it reached number one in the UK Singles Chart on 3 December staying there for a total of seven weeks. It had also been recorded the previous year, 1965, by Jerry Lee Lewis, and included on his album Country Songs For City Folks (later re-issued as All Country), and Jones learned the song from Lewis’s version. The Tom Jones record reached #11 pop, #12 easy listening on the Billboard US charts. Since then it has been a popular cover song recorded by many such as Charley Pride, on his 1966 album Country, Johnny Cash on his 1968 album Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison, Merle Haggard on... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ It's good to touch the green, green grass of home ... Yes, they'll all come to meet me, arms reaching, smiling sweetly

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