Paramount Records C006-91 108 (DE), MGM 101 791 (NL)
The song is adapted from the musical film "Paint Your Wagon" released in 1969, adapted by Paddy Chayefsky from the 1951 stage musical by Lerner and Lowe, set in a mining camp in Gold Rush-era California.
Marvin's deep-voiced rendition accompanied by the film's choir, became a hit in the U.K. and Europe. His voice was described by Jean Seberg as "like rain gurgling down a rusty pipe". Interviewed on NPR, Marvin said that the song was a hit in Australia, and someone there described it as, "The first 33 1/3 recorded at 45."
MGM 101 791: Wand'rin Star / Best Things (NL, 1969).
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