This hit tune by B.J. Thomas turned the second #1 single on April 26, 1975. At ten phrases, together with the parenthetical half “Hey Received’t You Play”, it turned the longest title of any single to high the Sizzling 100 as much as that point.
It could maintain the file for six years till “Stars on 45” by Stars on 45, whose correct charting title is 41 phrases lengthy on account of a copyright settlement, climbed to the highest in the summertime of 1981. It additionally topped Billboard’s Straightforward Listening chart, and was the final of his 4 Quantity Ones on that chart.
It additionally hit #1 on the Billboard Sizzling Nation Songs chart. Billboard ranked it because the quantity 17 tune for 1975. Though Thomas wouldn’t have any main nation hits for an additional eight years, this hit tune paved the way in which for his future success as a mainstream artist in that style.