"Those Were the Days" is a 1968 single and a track from the 1969 album, "Postcard" and the 1972 album "Those Were the Days". "Postcard" was Hopkin's debut album for Apple Records and was produced by Paul McCartney. The album peaked at #3 on the UK Albums Chart and #28 on the Billboard 200. "Those Were the Days" was written by Boris Fomin and Gene Raskin after a Russian folk tune. The single was very successful, topping the UK Singles Chart and peaking at #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. "Those Were the Days" was and remains Hopkin's biggest hit and one of Apple Records' biggest successes. THIS IS SO AWESOME AND MUSICALLY HISTORIC!!! :-)