Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
what does Isaac Hayes have to do with by the time I get to Phoenix?
Oh, I missed this. Sorry, FP. Isaac Hayes does a version of By the Time I Get to Phoenix on his album Hot Buttered Soul. After the first or second listen, I skip over the spoken intro, but the song-proper is a big, lush, and lengthy arrangement. I've kind of moved toward longer songs with big arrangements. Hayes's Hot Buttered Soul and Black Moses are packed with such. I just hope this path doesn't lead to prog.

Glen Campbell did a version, too.