Australian singles charts:
Elenore entered the Kent charts on 12 October 1968 and peaked at #8. The song was #39 on the Top 100 of 1968.
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, which 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.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/the-turtles/elenore
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