Cut in November '66, released in January '67. Lead vocals: David Sommerville (successor of Ed Cobb), formerly with The Diamonds. Arranged and conducted by Leon Russell.
Waylon Jennings [on lp Love Of The Common People and as B-side of The Chokin Kind]
Cats [not exactly singing the right lyrics]
Winstons [first version charting]
Nicky Thomas [reggae version; hit UK]
John Hurley [author with coauthor Ronnie Wilkins on keyboards]
Henk Spaan [as Stille Willem; second voice: Albert West; inspired by Dutch football player Wim Jansen]
Paul Young [n°1 B & NL, n°2 UK]
Bruce Springsteen [with his Seeger Sessions Band live]
All of Paul Young's hits were covers (see also Come Back And Stay). Written by John Hurley & Ronnie Wilkins, the same duo responsible for Son Of A Preacher Man and The Family (see there).