It first appeared on an album by Gator Creek  and a year later on the album Sittin' In , the debut album by Loggins and Messina. The song is well remembered for both the Loggins and Messina original, as well as for Anne Murray 's top-ten-charting cover. In , Loggins and Jim Messina released Sittin' In and, although the album yielded no Top 40 radio hits, "Danny's Song" received a significant amount of radio airplay. Loggins wrote the song for his brother, Danny Loggins, in when Danny became the father of a boy named Colin — his first son. Loggins and Messina would achieve chart success in with their song " Your Mama Don't Dance ", but their version of "Danny's Song" remains one of their best-known songs through the frequent airplay it received on rock and adult contemporary radio stations. Canadian country-pop music singer Anne Murray was a fan of the original recording and recorded a cover version in Included on her album of the same name , Murray's version of "Danny's Song" was a hit, reaching the Top 10 on three major Billboard music charts in early On the pop chart , the song reached number seven returning Murray to that chart's top ten for the first time since 's " Snowbird " ;  on the country chart , it peaked at number ten;  and on the easy listening chart , it spent two weeks at number one in March of that year.
It was later released in April during its Billboard success as a digital download. To further promote the track, Vissi went on a mini club tour around United States and Canada. The CD single also included a new English song called "Lie". The single peaked at number 1 on the Greek singles chart, and was certified Gold status in Greece.
His version was released as a single by Dot Records on September 17, A cover version was performed by the Beatles and included on their debut album Please Please Me. According to Richie Unterberger , music critic for AllMusic :. Like several of Alexander's songs, it would come to be more famous in its cover version than through its original release. Despite the title, throughout the song the lyric is "go with him" rather than "go to him". The song plays a prominent role in the Married In the episode, the song becomes an earworm for Al, who desperately wants to know the title. A personal favorite of John Lennon ,  it became part of the Beatles ' early repertoire and was consequently recorded by them for their debut album, Please Please Me.
I just pray that we can make it through the next 3 years. Being what you can even for 2 hours a week will help. This includes both asking and offering assistance.