Australian singles chart:
Valleri entered the Kent charts on 6 April 1968 and peaked at #4. The song was #50 on the Top 100 of 1968.
The song is on The Birds, The Bees and the Monkees which entered the Kent album charts on 14 September 1968 and peaked at #5.
Valleri was written and first recorded in the middle of 1966, as songs were being cranked out for The Monkees TV series, set to debut in September. Don Kirshner was the musical supervisor of the show, and he needed two songs for every weekly episode. He particularly wanted songs with girls’ names, and Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart wrote “Valleri.”
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/the-monkees/valleri
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