This song was written and recorded by Donovan Leitch in 1965. It was released as a single with Why Do You Treat Me Like You Do? on the B-side. It reached number twenty-three on the Billboard chart and number four on the UK Singles chart. The Beatles played the song with Donovan as part of a jam while in India in 1968. The song has also been recorded by Paul Revere & The Raiders, Cher, Peter Fonda, and The Platters among others.