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I'll Be Home

"I'll Be Home" is a 1955 song that was written by Ferdinand Washington and Stan Lewis.[1] The song was originally a hit for The Flamingos on the Checker Records subsidiary of Chess Records. Their recording went to No. 5 on Billboard's R&B chart.[2]

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  • It was also a 1956 hit for Pat Boone, produced by Randy Wood. Boone's version was released as a single with "Tutti Frutti" as the B-side. It peaked at No. 6 on the US Billboard chart.[3] Overseas, it was a number one hit in the UK Singles Chart, spending five weeks at No. 1,[1][4] and 24 weeks on the charts altogether.

Slim Whitman featured a version on his1977 hit album Home on the Range


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