Chart Position: 37

  • Written by Jimmy Webb
  • Keyboards: Isaac Hayes, Marvell Thomas
  • Guitar: Michael Toles
  • Produced by Al Bell, Marvell Thomas and Allen Jones
  • Recorded in Memphis TN
  • Originally recorded by Johnny Rivers (1966)
  • Isaac Hayes is from Covington TN
  • The LP version opens with an 8 minute monologue
  • Isaac Hayes and his former partner at Stax Records David Porter were named to the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005
  • Also recorded by Glen Campbell (1968), Main Attraction (1968), Floyd Cramer (1967), Johnny Mathis (1968), Andy Williams (1968), Harry Belafonte (1968), Julius Wechter & Baja Marimba Band (1968), Ray Conniff Singers (1968), Mad Lads (1969), Frankie Valli (1968), Jim Nabors (1968), Larry Carlton (1968), King Curtis (1968), Vicki Carr (1968), Eddy Arnold (1968), Lettermen (1968), Frank Sinatra (1968), Dean Martin (1968), Ray Price (1968), Mantovani (1969), Jose Feliciano (1969), Nancy Wilson (1969), Jimmy Webb (1996), Reba (1995) and many others



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