The song is about a man asking for his ex lover back, and the record was written by Holland and Dozier and Holland Jnr, but because of a legal battle they called themselves Edythe Wayne on the record.
There second hit from the music of the 1970s was this "You Got Me Dangling On A String"
Also that year they had a hit called "Everythings Tuesday", the B side was called "Patches" written by Johnston that became a huge worldwide hit for Clarence Carter in the same year, a Grammy award winner..
1971 saw more hits, including "Pay To The Piper","Chairman Of The Board"and "Hanging On To A Memory".
By 1972 the steam was running out, but they did have very catchy chart hit called "Elmo James".