The UK was not as successful for Bobby, but he had several
This was originally recorded by Bob Shane of The Kingston Trio, whose version was released about a week before Goldsboro's. Goldsboro was a more established artist, with six Top-40 US hits to his credit when he released this song. His version, with the much more elaborate production, became the hit.
In 1973 Bobby had a song about a young man losing his virginity to a much older woman on a beach. The song was beautifully written and was a "coming of a man" song.
His last hit of the 1970s in the UK was In The Summertime