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"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]

"Jingle Jangle"
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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)

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 performanceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  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.