Song

Elenore – The Turtles

Australian Charts:
Elenore peaked at no 8 on the Go-Set National Top 40 on 11 December 1968.
www.poparchives.com.au/gosetcharts/1968/19681226.html

Wikipedia:
The song was written as a satire of their biggest pop hit ‘Happy Together.’
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elenore

Songfacts:
The line, “You’re my pride and joy etcetera” ends the main chorus of this song. This was a dig at their record label, White Whale, who had been hounding them for another “Happy Together,” which was The Turtles’ big hit in 1967. They quickly threw together this overly-clichéd song (“Gee I think you’re swell”) and it proceeded to be another smash despite their best effort at sabotage.
www.songfacts.com/facts/the-turtles/elenore

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