Chart Position: 7

  • #14 bestseller for 1966
  • Written by William Witherspoon, Paul Riser and James Dean
  • Backing vocals: Originals and Andantes
  • Instruments: Funk Brothers
  • Produced by Mickey Stevenson and William Witherspoon
  • Recorded in Detroit MI
  • This is Jimmy Ruffin’s biggest hit single
  • Jimmy Ruffin died in Nov 2014
  • Later recorded by Supremes (1966), Chris Farlowe (1966), Baby Washington (1970), Joe Cocker (1977), Boy George (1988), Dave Stewart & Colin Bluntstone (1980), Paul Young (1991), Robson & Jerome (1996), Vonda Shepard (1999), Jimmy Barnes (2000), Westlife (2000), Air Supply (2003), Funk Brothers feat. Joan Osborne (2007), Rod Stewart (2009), Martina McBride (2014) and Boyzone (2014)

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