Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows
|"Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows"|
|Single by Lesley Gore|
|from the album Lesley Gore Sings of Mixed-Up Hearts|
|B-side||"You've Come Back" (from Girl Talk)|
|Songwriter(s)||Marvin Hamlisch, Howard Liebling|
|Lesley Gore singles chronology|
"Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows" is a popular song sung by Lesley Gore. It was originally released on Gore's 1963 album Lesley Gore Sings of Mixed-Up Hearts. The song, composed by Marvin Hamlisch, was released as a single in conjunction with Gore's rendition in the 1965 film Ski Party. It was arranged by Claus Ogerman and produced by Quincy Jones. The tune peaked at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100.
- Lesley Gore - vocals
- The song's movie debut was in the 1965 film Ski Party.
- Tord, a character from Eddsworld, has a particular hate for this song.
- It was used in the 2009 film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.
- Alvin and the Chipmunks covered the song for their 1965 album Chipmunks à Go-Go.
- Dusty Springfield never recorded the song for an album, but performed it once on TV, on the October 2, 1965 episode of BBC1's The Billy Cotton Band Show in the UK.
- The song appeared in The Simpsons episode, "Marge on the Lam" (4 November 1993).
- The song has become the celebratory anthem for a Texas Rangers fan community on Reddit.
- The song appeared in season 11 of America's Got Talent series when Ryan Stock and Amber Lynn Walker performed a stunt act on the stage set as a 50’s TV show.
- The song appeared in a scene in The Umbrella Academy episode 9, while Hazel was having a scuffle with Cha-Cha to save Agnes.
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- Richie Unterberger. "Lesley Gore | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-09-29.
- "Ski Party soundtrack". IMDb. Retrieved 2012-09-14.
- Mason, S. "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-07-20.
- "Quincy's Top 50 Hits". Billboard Magazine. November 26, 2005. p. 52. Retrieved 2011-07-20.
- Johnny Fitz Live (3 September 2015). "Rangers and Lollipops". Retrieved 6 June 2016 – via YouTube.
- "Texas Rangers Baseball". Reddit.com. Retrieved 2016-09-29.
- "Astros, Texas Rangers". Gfycat.com. 2015-05-14. Retrieved 2016-09-29.
- Emily Yahr (2016-08-03). "'America's Got Talent' contestant explains what it's like to get shot with a flaming arrow on live TV". Retrieved 2018-07-14.
- Mack Lamoureux (2016-08-03). "Edmonton man shot in the neck with arrow on America's Got Talent". Retrieved 2018-07-14.
- Stacey Ritzen (2016-08-03). "A Flaming Arrow Act Went Horribly, Horribly Wrong On 'America's Got Talent'". Retrieved 2018-07-14.
- "The Umbrella Academy; Episode 109". www.vulture.com. Retrieved 2019-02-20.