Originally an album track discussing genealogy, the song was written for the African-American market and touches on the matters of self-identity, family, and soul fulfillment. It has appeared on assorted compilation albums. An early cover version was recorded by Richie Havens in The New York City disco group Odyssey released a cover version of this song in It charted at 4 on the UK Singles Chartspending six weeks Tranx Mission* - Going Back To My Roots the top ten and another six on the chart.
Clarkethe other of Paolo Dini. They took the tune first to 9 on the UK Singles Chart in whilst backed with "Rich In Paradise", and in to 96 in its own right. The song appears on the compilation album Deep Heat 5 — Feed the Fever. The song charted for a single week at 85 in when covered by Linda Clifford  and was featured on Wendy Matthews ' album Lily.
It Frankfurter - Stupids - Retard Picnic (Vinyl, LP, Album, LP, Album) re-released in on Sofrito Records.
Zac Chap- a young musician who pays tribute to Richie Havens and Havens' version of the song, featured as the fifth track on his first EP titled Wingless. Released October. Can be found on YouTube as well as Soundcloud.
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