- Written by
- Jerry Leiber, Ben E. King, Mike Stoller
- Copyright date
- April 17, 1961
Love song for Ben E. King's wife-to-be Betty Nelson, whom he married in 1964. Inspired by Stand by Me Father .
Offered the song to the The Drifters [US] , but their manager Lover Patterson refused it.
- Published by
JERRY LEIBER MUSIC
MIKE AND JERRY MUSIC LLC
SILVER SEAHORSE MUSIC LLC
SONY/ATV SONGS LLC
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