The Letter/Neon Rainbow is an album by American blue-eyed soul band The Box Tops, released in 1967. Following "The Letter" reaching number one on the singles charts, The Letter/Neon Rainbow was quickly assembled for a follow up. The album peaked at number 87 on the Billboard Pop Albums chart in 1968. Most of the backing tracks were performed by session musicians, however the original group played the hit "The Letter".
The Letter by the Box Tops found on the album The Letter. The Letter" is a song written by Wayne Carson Thompson and made famous by The Box Tops and their singer, Alex Chilton, released in 1967 on the album of the same name. It reached number one on the . Billboard Hot 100 and number five on the UK singles chart. The song was popular during the Vietnam War and was also included in the computer game Battlefield Vietnam. Rolling Stone ranked it on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Album: The Letter/Neon Rainbow (1967). Charted: 5 1. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. This song is about a guy who gets a letter from his former love telling him that she wants him back, and the guy wants to fly out and see her immediately. The Nashville songwriter Wayne Carson Thompson wrote the song after his father gave him the line, "Give me a ticket for an aeroplane.
Gimme a ticket for an aeroplane I ain't got time to take a fast train Lonely days are gone, I'm a goin' home My baby jus' wrote me a letter. I don't care how much money I gotta spend I got to get back to my baby again Lonely days are gone, I'm a goin' home My baby jus' wrote me a letter. Well, she wrote me a letter Saying she couldn't live without me no more Listen mister can't you see I gotta get back to my baby once more Any way, yeah
Album · 1967 · 16 Songs. More By The Box Tops. See All. Best of the Box Top - Soul Deep (Remastered).
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