This was one of the first Hot 100 chart-toppers composed entirely by a female songwriter. In 1960, Ricky Nelson brought "Poor Little Fool
," written by Sharon Sheeley, to the top spot, and in 1963 The Singing Nun (Sister Luc-Gabrielle) had a #1 that she wrote herself called "Dominique
." "Windy" came next on the list, and was followed a month later by another: "Ode To Billie Joe
," written and performed by Bobbie Gentry.