Co-charted in Sydney, Brisbane & Adelaide with the original version by Jim Stafford.
Australian country singer-songwriter Cash Backman seems to have been everywhere and appeared with everyone during a long career that continues to this day with appearances at clubs and festivals around Australia.
Co-charted in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth with Australian cover version by Cash Backman.
Nashville-based, Florida-born singer-songwriter Jim Stafford (b. 1944) took six of his humourous country singles onto the pop charts 1973-1975 and hosted The Jim Stafford Show for a season on ABC. His biggest mainstream hits were Spiders & Snakes (1973, #3 USA), My Girl Bill (1974, #12) and Wildwood Weed (1974, #7). He was married to singer-songwriter Bobbie Gentry for a time in the late 70s.
Further reading: Jim Stafford at All Music Guide.