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This innocuous, happy-sounding tune was the greatest hit from Eric Carmen's second solo album after the Raspberries disbanded. It is a much more upbeat song compared to his melancholy hits the year prior, "All By Myself
" and "Never Gonna Fall In Love Again
The Beach Boys were an influence on the sound of this song, Beach Boy Bruce Johnston sang backup. There is also a guitar solo by Andrew Gold ("Lonely Boy") and drumming by Toto's Jeff Porcaro.
Michael Damian did a remake of this song in 1981. (thanks, Les - Joplin, MO, for all above)
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