Bobby Lewis recorded this song in the fall of 1960 and the record was released in December of that year. On July 10, 1961 this song topped both the Billboard Hot 100 and the R&B Chart. The record is on the Beltone Label #1036.
In 2008, Billboard magazine ranked the song as the 27th biggest song of all time that charted on the Billboard Hot 100. This song also is one of only six songs to spend at least seven weeks in the number one position on the Billboard Hot 100.
This 45 was used in radio, on the air for a number of years and shows some wear. It still sounds good but shows some wear. the label a couple of notes from the radio station.