Australian singles charts:
Happy Together entered the Kent charts on 15 April 1967 and peaked at #18.
Alan Gordon, Garry Bonner
Despite what the title implies, this is not a song about a couple in love. According to Gary Bonner, who wrote the song with Alan Gordon, the song is about unrequited love. Our desperate singer wants the girl to “imagine how the world could be so very fine,” proposing what would happen “if I should call you up.” The line in the fadeout, “How is the weather?” is when he realises they will never be more than passing acquaintances, as he resorts to small talk to keep from bursting into tears.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/the-turtles/happy-together
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