Felice and Boudleaux Bryant wrote this song in 1957 and it was first recorded by The Everly Brothers. It was released as a single with Maybe Tomorrow on the B-side and reached number one on the Billboard chart. George Harrison saw The Everly Brothers perform live at the Empire Theatre in Liverpool. The song was part of The Beatles repertoire. John Lennon played the song in 1971 as part of a jam during the filming of the unreleased movie Clock.