Skeeter Davis had a huge hit with this almost perfectly wrought pop song. She also has a rather startling look on this country music tv show.
More polish and muscle (and John Mellencamp) don’t disturb it.
Herman’s Hermits slow it down even more than Skeeter.
There are scores of versions of this song, but I couldn’t find a fast one. Mellencamp ups the pace more than anyone.
Here’s my fave of this tune, by Andy Mackay of Roxy Music on his solo album: