In the United States, the best-known version was recorded by country music performer Roy Clark. His version became his biggest hit up to that time on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart, peaking at No. 9 in August 1969, and indeed, it became his only top 40 pop hit, peaking at No. 19. Clark performed the song at Mickey Mantle’s funeral in 1995, at Mantle’s personal request. What did you think of this 1969 memorable song from Roy Clark? Please tell us in the comment section below and remember to sign up for our free newsletter.