Australian singles chart:
Spiders and Snakes entered the Kent charts on 31 December 1973 and peaked at #19. The song was #98 on the Top 100 of 1974.
The song is on Jim Stafford which entered the Kent album charts on 10 June 1974 and peaked at #27.
Spiders and Snakes was written by comedian and musician Jim Stafford together with David Bellamy. It was one of the first songs Bellamy wrote – the lyrics are a humorous retelling of his experiences growing up on a farm in rural Darby, Florida. Along with his brother Howard, David went on to great success as The Bellamy Brothers. Their best known song is Let Your Love Flow.
Read more: http://www.songfacts.com/facts/jim-stafford/spiders-and-snakes
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