mid-70s movie

A movie I saw when I was a kid in the early 80s.  Pretty sure it was in color but we had a b&w tv set…  Movie was made in the 70s.  Can’t recall any actors. I thought for awhile it was David Keith as the lead, but after checking his bio list on IMDB, I don’t believe it was.  I do remember watching it late at night, around Christmas time.  The parts I remember:

Single dad (not sure if he was widowed or divorced) and his young daughter move in with his parents – they live on a farm, I think, or at least in a farm-style house in a small town
Single dad’s hippie-type friends come visit, around Christmas time, as I recall them singing “We wish you a Merry Christmas” in some folk-type way
Single dad decides to leave daughter with his parents (she may have wanted to stay with them)
After dad leaves, the daughter tells her grandparents that she wants her daddy (I have a vague memory of her saying “I want my daddy so bad”)
Single dad leaving town on a motorcycle, crying
Grandpa and daughter chasing after single dad in Grandpa’s truck to catch up with him

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