“There’s so much to love about Tim Maia’s version of this song. His crackling falsetto navigating the old organs, the bass groove and the horns. I remember the first thing that struck me about it was the almost childlike heartache in the lyric “I wonder why she left me” repeated over and over again.
I like to do covers fairly regularly as a way of figuring out songs and trying to learn their wisdom. Tim Maia was wise af”