The cover of Jackie DeShannon's Put A Little Love In Your Heart was one of six tracks on the album and conducted entirely by Rupert Holmes, who was abashed at getting only a string arrangement credit for all his hard work. However, he was used to misrepresentation: his first-ever credit listed him as Rupert jolian Homes.
An earlier version of Lay A Little Love On Me surfaced in single form credited to Abrahamm & Strauss (the name of a popular New York department store with an extra 'm' added to avoid legal action). It sounded like a strange hybrid of Donovan's single release Mellow Yellow and the Herman's Hermits release Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter and it gave Ron Dante a chance to use his best Cockney accent.
When Julie Comes Around was The Cuff Links second single release, and in America it just missed the Top40, peaking at #41 in January 1970. In England, where Tracy reached #4, Julie got all the way to #10. Vance and Pockriss also recorded a distaff version (When Joey Comes Around) with soul songstress Tasha Thomas on Roulette Records using an arrangement that owed a lot to the bossa nove stylings of Dionne Warwick.
I Remember was one of the two titles on Tracy (the other being All The Young Women) re-recorded the following year by another Vance-produced studio-creation, Street People. The title track of their hastily-assembled debut album, Jennifer Tomkins was gleaned from The Cuff Link's self-titled second album, shortened by a verse, and reached the Top40. Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) was the second contemporary cover to appear on the Tracy album, and was no doubt included to impress Decca, whose sister label Uni featured Caroline creator Neil Diamond on it's roster.
Among bubblegum bands, it was common practice to issue deliberately inferior tracks as the B-sides of singles... the better to prevent the loss of airplay. This fact makes it all the more suprising that the B-side of Tracy (Where Do You Go?) was such a strong song it int's own right. It was in all probability intended as an A-side for one of Vance and Pockriss's other 'ghost groups'.
Sally Ann (You're Such A Pretty Baby) was a complete rewrite of Aunt Matilda's Double Yummy Blow-Your-Mind Brownies, a one-off single by the Two Dollar Question. In it's earlier incarnation, Vance and Pockriss sought to emulate the popular Buddah Records bubblegum formula (1910 Fruitgum Factory, Ohio Express) adding a healthy dose of drug culture (the lyrics endorsed the use of hashish brownies) and a misguided sense of Eastern mysticism (various Indian instruments pop up throughout the track with no sense of propriety).