Writer David Gates says of this: "That song came out of being away from home with the band on tour. The title hit me first, and then as I started writing the thing, it got more and more complex, and it turned out to be this five-minute epic."
James Griffin plays lead guitar on the song.
Starting with this album, Bread had an official drummer, Mike Botts. On their previous album Bread used studio drummer Jim Gordon.
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The TV show Cheers was nearly canceled after its first season, but the theme song, "Where Everybody Knows Your Name," was very popular. To satisfy viewer demand, the theme was made into a full song and released as a single.