Chart Position: 2

  • #33 bestseller for 1971
  • Written by Gene MacLellan
  • Lead vocals: Janice Morgan
  • Backing vocals: Greg Brown, Jeff Jones
  • Guitar: Dave Tamblyn and Greg Brown
  • Keyboards: Greg Brown
  • Originally recorded by Anne Murray (1970)
  • This is Ocean’s biggest U.S. Hit single
  • Ocean is from Toronto Canada
  • This song was a progenitor of Contemporary Christian music
  • Also recorded by Ray Conniff (1971), Ferrante & Teicher (1971), Roy Clark (1971), Perry Como (1971), Marion Williams (1971), Donny Hathaway (1971), Frankie Laine (1971), Lynn Anderson (1971), Tommy Overstreet (1971), James Last (1971), Loretta Lynn (1971), Joan Baez (1971), George Hamilton IV (1971), Dottie West (1971), Elvis Presley (1972), Gil Ventura (1972), Tennessee Ernie Ford (1972), Ace Cannon (1973),  Wanda Jackson (1974), Paul Kuhn (1974), Larry Norman (1977), Carola & Per-Erik (1987), Crystal Gayle (1997), Ray Dylan (2009) and many others

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