Chart Position: 24

  • Won Best Country & western recording Grammy award
  • Written by Billy Sherrill and Glenn Sutton
  • Produced by Billy Sherrill
  • Recorded in Atlanta GA
  • David Houston is from Bossier City LA
  • This is David Houston’s biggest hit single
  • Later recorded by Crispian St. Peters (1966), Statler Brothers (1966), Pozo Seco Singers (1966), Patti Page (1966), Larry Butler (1966), Roy Drusky (1966), Statler Brothers (1966), Virginia Lee (1966), Wilburn Brothers (1967), Conway Twitty (1967), Jack Greene (1967), Doodletown Pipers (1967), Vic Dana (1967), Hank Locklin (1967), Ace Cannon (1967), George Jones (1967), Johnny Paycheck (1968), Wayne Newton (1967), Dottie West (1967), Brendan Dugan (1967), Tammy Wynette (1967), Floyd Cramer (1967), Marvin Hughes (1967), Hootenanny Singers (1967), Jim Ed Brown (1968), Lefty Frizzell (1968), Etta James (1969), Don Gibson (1969), Tommy Cash (1969), Ray Anthony (1969), Louis Armstrong (1970), Jim Nabors (1971), David Houston & Barbara Mandrell (1972), Charlie McCoy (1973), Charlie Rich (1974), Danny Davis & Nashville Brass (1973), Clay Hart (1974), Tanya Tucker (1977), Bill Black’s Combo (1975), Big Tim Lane (1978), Freddy Fender (1981), Singing Kettles (1982), Merle Haggard (1986), Boxcar Willie (1988), Hudson Country Players (1986), Hank Williams Jr. (1990), Dominic Kirwan (1990), Bill Haley (1999), Jules Ellison (2004), Beth Rowley (2008), Midday Sun (2012) and many others

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