Jingle Jangle (The Archies song)

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"Jingle Jangle"
Jinglejangle.jpg
Single by The Archies
from the album Jingle Jangle
B-side"Justine"
ReleasedNovember 1969
Length2:47
LabelKirshner Records 5002
Songwriter(s)Jeff Barry, Andy Kim
Producer(s)Jeff Barry
The Archies singles chronology
"Sugar, Sugar"
(1969)
"Jingle Jangle"
(1969)
"Who's Your Baby"
(1970)

"Jingle Jangle" is a song written by Jeff Barry and Andy Kim and performed by The Archies.[1] It was produced by Jeff Barry.[2] The single reached number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 27 on the U.S. Easy Listening chart in 1969.[3] In January 1970, it went to number 1 for one week in Canada. The song appeared on the 1969 album, Jingle Jangle.[4]

In the television show Riverdale, based on the Archie Comics, Jingle-Jangle is introduced as a potent recreational drug. The Archies' version of the song is briefly heard in the episode "Chapter Thirty-Eight: As Above, So Below".

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1969-70) Peak
position
Canada RPM Top Singles[5] 1
New Zealand (Listener)[6] 10
South Africa (Springbok)[7] 15
US Billboard Hot 100 10
US Billboard Easy Listening[8] 27

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Archies, "Jingle Jangle" Retrieved September 6, 2013
  2. ^ The Archies, "Jingle Jangle" Retrieved September 6, 2013
  3. ^ The Archies, "Jingle Jangle" chart positions Retrieved September 6, 2013
  4. ^ The Archies, Jingle Jangle Retrieved September 6, 2013
  5. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 1970-01-24. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  6. ^ Flavour of New Zealand, 20 February 1970
  7. ^ "SA Charts 1965–March 1989". Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  8. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1993). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961–1993. Record Research. p. 18.