This song was written by Donovan Leitch in 1968. It was first recorded by Esher & Abi Ofarim in 1968. Mary Hopkin recorded her version the same year. That version features Paul McCartney on guitar and Donovan Leitch on guitar and backing vocals. It was produced by Paul McCartney and was released on Mary Hopkin’s debut album Post Card. Donovan’s version was released on his 1971 album HMS Donovan.