But Cindy told him, "Jim, that's the most wonderful thing I've ever heard, but Jim Reeves making a demo [for me]? I can't do it. Listen. I can't thank you enough and you know that nobody in the world appreciates it more. But you keep it.' And I said 'every time I come to town I get to listen to it.'"
(There is much more to this story that I tell in my book, on page 646).
So Cindy did NOT have a copy of this song. Jim kept it, and hence it was available to Mary when she decided to overdub it in 1966.
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