This song was written by John Sebastian. It was first recorded by The Lovin’ Spoonful in 1965. It was released as their debut single with On The Road Again on the B-side. It went to number nine on the Billboard chart. All four of The Beatles were fans of The Lovin’ Spoonful and this single was on John Lennon’s 1965 jukebox and George Harrison’s 1966 jukebox.