Chart Position: 4

  • Written and produced by David Gates
  • Guitar: David Gates, James Griffin and Rob Royer
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • This was the shortest-named top 10 single ever until 1993 when Princes’ ‘7’ took the honors
  • The unusual guitar effect was achieved by routing the electric guitar through a Leslie speaker
  • Later recorded by Telly Savales, Perry Como, Frank Sinatra, Tom Jones, Jack Jones, Sergio  Franchis, Petula Clark, Shirley B, Cleo Laine, Julio Iglesias, Dolly Parton, Scott Walker, Andy Williams, Herbie Mann, Damien Leith and Frankmusik

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