Composed by the songwriter Glen Hardin, this was the second hit for Gary Lewis & the Playboys, following up their #1 debut "This Diamond Ring
." Hardin was a member of The Crickets, who like Gary Lewis & the Playboys, were signed to Liberty Records. Hardin spent much of the '70s playing piano and working up arrangements on songs for Elvis Presley. He later recorded with Emmylou Harris
and John Denver.