Reissued on Quinvy comp Rainbow Road. Dan Penn's '64 demo featuring a chain gang arrangement was released on his Fame Recordings cd (ACE - '12).
Arthur Alexander [version on Peter Guralnick's cd with his book Sweet Soul Music]
Kris Kristofferson [Live at the Philharmonic, NY]
Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham [coauthor version; only live]
Written for Arthur Alexander but inspired by Willie John's whereabouts in jail. Cut at Quin Ivy's place, where Percy Sledge nailed When A Man Loves A Woman. That became a world hit while this one slipped into semi obscurity. Motivates a project as The Originals.