Chart Position: 4

  • Written by Raynard Miner and Carl William Smith
  • Backing vocals: Minnie Ripperton
  • Produced by Billy Davis
  • Recorded in Chicago IL
  • Fontella Bass is from St Louis MO
  • This is Fontella Bass’ biggest hit single
  • Later recorded by John Schroeder Orchestra (1965), Willie Bobo (1966), Doc Thomas Group (1965),Ann Peebles (1969), Linda Ronstadt (1972), Cher (1974), Melissa Manchester (1976), Stars (1979), Elkie Brooks, Diana Ross (1984), Cat Miller (1986), Lani Groves (1992), Bryan Ferry (1993), Captain and Tennille (2005) and Butch Wax and Hollywoods (2005)

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