In 1965, Sebastian's group, The Lovin' Spoonful, released the song as the first single from their debut album Do You Believe in Magic. The song was well-received by the public and became a top ten hit on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #9. … see full wiki
#4 hit single by Neil Diamond in 1969
#1 (2 weeks) hit single by Elvis Presley in 1961
#10 hit single by Van Morrison in 1967
#1 (6 Weeks) hit single by Elvis Presley in 1960.