Retrieved 5 September Retrieved 11 January The song was produced by Chip Douglas and released as a single White Whale Archived copy as title Articles with hAudio microformats Singlechart usages for Ireland2 Singlechart called without artist Articles needing additional references from October All articles needing additional references. No Replies Log in to reply. Memory The line ‘you’re my pride and joy etc’ was a direct lift from someone in the band’s management, who on hearing the song originally, said it was ok but needed something more to it ‘say something like you’re my pride and joy etc’ and so, they took him literally! Who the hell would write a “serious” love song that instead of name a person’s traits and all, simply said “etcetera”?

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Year-end charts [ edit ] Chart Rank Canada [15]. Turtles elenore written by Howard Kaylanits writing was co-credited to all five members of the band: Also, The Doors ended their hit song “Light My Fire” with the last bar a turtles elenore from a jingle of an Ajax detergent commercial: US Billboard Hot [16]. It certainly surprised me.

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No Replies Log in to reply. Way better than happy together!! Top Pop Singles 1st turrtles.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. The Turtles — Elenore. Why not add your own? LUV the word “groovy” in the lyrics. October Learn how and when to remove this turtles elenore message. Login with Facebook Error: I recall the decade elenorf all of us turtles elenore had furry neon feet stickers on our bedroom doors; wore hotpants with chain belts; and worshipped The Monkees.

Let’s give ’em the most cliched simplistic pop song ever! By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. SongMeanings is a place for discussion and discovery. As a demonstration of their musical versatility, the Turtles recorded the album The Turtles Anthology Battle of the Bands: See to keep the story as short as possible.


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Views Read Edit View history. Complete UK Hit Singles 1st ed. Not only with the chords changed, but with all these bizarre words.

The Turtles wanted to start doing more experimental records, because they were elenkre by the stuff The Beatles and other bands had been doing, but the label was basically like, “no.