Flag lenny on July 14, As a demonstration of their musical versatility, the Turtles recorded the album Elenore is found on the album The Best of the Turtles. Golden Hits More Golden Hits. Tell me that you love me better One more time!

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Near the end of “Happy Together” they include “How is the weather? This song is brilliant satire. South Africa Springbok [14]. The band members wanted to diversify their musical output in elenore the turtles with more innovative musical groups of the time and to record their own material. Memory The line ‘you’re my pride and joy etc’ was a direct lift from someone in the band’s management, who on hearing the song originally, said it was ok but needed something more to it ‘say something like you’re my pride and joy elenore the turtles and so, they took him literally!

Top Pop Singles 1st ed. Who the hell would write a “serious” love song that instead of name a person’s traits and all, simply said “etcetera”? US Cash Box [17].


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Golden Hits More Golden Hits. General Comment It saddens me to think that some people will simply look at these lyrics without hearing elenofe actual song and elenore the turtles worse not knowing the story behind the song and just see it as fluff that’s so cheesy it makes McCartney look like Dylan.

And they were HUGE not always positive, but nevertheless fascinating. Retrieved July 11, User does not exist. No Replies Log in to reply.

It was meant as an anti-love letter to Turtoes Whale [Records]who were elenore the turtles on our backs to bring them another “Happy Together. General Comment Brilliant song. The Turtles Anthology Battle of the Bands: Elenore is found on the album The Best of the Turtles. See to keep the story as short as possible. Describing the song in liner notes to the compilation Happy Together Again Kaylan claimed to have written the song in just an hour after locking himself in elenorr hotel room.


They thought it sounded good. Flag WhoopeeHeyHey on May 24, One of the band’s hits. Views Read Edit View history. Turttles with Google Error: Furtles the word “groovy” in the lyrics. It was my feeling that they would listen to how strange and stupid the song was and leave us alone.

Lyrically or not, the sound of the thing was so positive that it worked. But they didn’t get the joke. Great melody and it’s absolutely brilliant satire.

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Truthfully, though, the production on “Elenore” WAS so damn good. Although written by Howard Kaylanits writing was co-credited to all five members of the band: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. More The Turtles Lyrics. Retrieved 5 September