Chart Position: 7

  • Written by Wayne Carson Thompson
  • Recorded live in concert
  • Originally recorded by Box Tops (1967)
  • Keyboards: Leon Russell and Chris Stainton
  • Guitar: Don Preston
  • Backing vocals: Denny Cordell, Leon Russell, Rita Coolidge, Donna Washburn, Don Preston, Daniel Moore, Claudia Lennear, Pamela Polland, Nicole Barclay, Bobby Jones
  • Produced by Denny Cordell and Leon Russell
  • Also recorded by Sonny and Cher (as Caesar and Cleo), Ellie Greenwich (1968), Jack Jones (1968), Arbors (1969), Al Green (1969), John Davidson (1969), Herbie Mann (1967) and Tams (1968), Dionne Warwick (1979), Eva Cassidy (2000), Barbara Mandrell (1971), Melanie (1976), Bojoura (1974), Bob Marley and the Wailers (1974), Fumble (1974), Erin Rocha (2004), Barbara Dickson (1989), Asfalto (1990) and Dynamo 5 (2002)

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