On this day in 1964, this tune was went to number one on the Billboard chart and was a worldwide success for the artist. The third hit single for this singer, this track has a very memorable riff and is a tune loved the world over.
The lyrics speak of a man who sees a woman walking by and wonders if she is lonely like him…
This single went on to sell over 7 million copies and helped land the artist in the the Grammy Hall of Fame and is one of Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Do you remember singing along to this classic hit?
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