Australian singles chart:
I’m a Believer entered the Kent charts on 31 December 1966 and was a #1 hit. The song was #10 on the Top 100 of 1967.
The song was on More of The Monkees which entered the Kent album charts on 22 July 1967 and peaked at #4.
I’m a Believer was composed by Neil Diamond and recorded by The Monkees in 1966 with the lead vocals by Micky Dolenz. The song appeared in four consecutive episodes of The Monkees TV show in December 1966.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I’m_a_Believer
The Monkees sang on this, but did not play any instruments. The producers used session musicians because they were not convinced The Monkees could play like a real band. This became a huge point of contention, as the group fought to play their own songs.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/the-monkees/im-a-believer
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