The Box Tops: The Letter

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This was written by Wayne Carson and released by the Box Tops in 1967. Lead singer Alex Chilton was 16. It got to No 1 in America and No 5 in Britain. It is listed at 372 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

Joe Cocker released the song in 1970. It reached No 7 in America and No 39 in Britain.

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