With Jack Marshall's Music.
O.C. Smith [shortly after leaving Count Basie's orchestra; only bubbling under in the slipstream of Frank Sinatra's hit, but that's life]
James Brown [Live at the Apollo I & II]
Kelly Gordon [author also B-side of He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother (see there)]
Willie Nelson [title track lp]
The line "That's life, that's what all the people say, Riding high in April, seriously shot down in May" was re-used by Tom Waits in Nighthawk Postcard ('75).