Chart Position: 1

  • #39 bestseller for 1974
  • Written by Richard Carpenter and John Bettis
  • Lead vocals: Karen Carpenter
  • Backing vocals: Richard Carpenter
  • Keyboards: Richard Carpenter
  • Guitar: Tony Peluso, Buddy Emmons
  • Produced by Jack Daugherty
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • Originally recorded by Carpenters (1972)
  • Also recorded by Lynn Anderson (1973), Maguires (1973), Slv Inger Svensson (1973), Ray Conniff (1974), Vikingama (1974), Fredi (1974), Slim Whitman (1977), Mark O’Connor (1979), Sugarcubes (1992), Dana Winner (1990), Shonen Knife (1994), Naomi & Goro (2006), Mona Gustafsson (2010), Me First and Gimme Gimmes (2014) and many others

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