• Tom Bahler wrote the song after Karen Carpenter left him after fathering a child with another man. Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones produced the track.
• The single was released on April of 1980 and peaked at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. This was the 4th top 10 Billboard Hot 100 single from the album 'Off The Wall'. Coincidentally this was the first time any artist had accomplished this feat in the United States.
• The song has been covered by many recording artists including Ginuwine, 98 Degrees, Willie Nelson, Patti LaBelle, Barbara Mandrell, and Josh Groban.
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