A 1964 single by The Seekers which reached No. 1 in the UK in February 1965. It was The Seekers’ first UK-released single, and was the second-best selling single of 1965 in the UK. The song was also popular in the US, reaching peaks of No. 4 and No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.

Their first hit single, recorded at Abbey Road studios in London. The track was written and produced by Tom Springfield, who was also responsible for most of The Seekers’ subsequent hits. The song was added to the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia’s Sounds of Australia registry in 2011.

Abbey Road studios / Image: memolands.com

The Seekers are an Australian folk-influenced pop quartet, originally formed in Melbourne in 1962. They were the first Australian pop music group to achieve major chart and sales success in the United Kingdom and the United States. They were popular during the 1960s with their best-known configuration as: Judith Durham on vocals, piano, and tambourine, Athol Guy on double bass and vocals, Keith Potger on twelve-string guitar, banjo, and vocals and Bruce Woodley on guitar, mandolin, banjo, and vocals.

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