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.
Howard Kaylan, Mark Volman, Al Nichol, Jim Pons, John Barbata
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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