"You've Got a Friend" (Columbia)
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Did You Know?
For the first 20 years of my life, I think, I sang standing with my eyes closed and my fists clenched. Mostly it didn't bother the people in the audience, but it did bother the critics, so much that I got horrible reviews, terrible. They said 'He has no stage presence', 'He's shy', 'He doesn't know what to do between songs', 'He fidgets', 'When he sings, he closes his eyes and just goes off and.....
Has the distinction of having an album - "Johnny Mathis' Greatest Hits"
- on the Billboard charts for longer than any other album in history:
490 weeks, or the equivalent of 9-1/2 years.