The Turtles: She’d Rather Be With Me


This was The Turtles’ biggest UK hit, reaching No 4 in 1967. It got to No 3 in the US.

It was written by Alan Gordon and Garry Bonner, who were also responsible for the group’s Happy Together. This was their biggest US hit, topping the chart in 1967, and getting to No 12 in Britain. It also contains one of the worst pop song lines of all time:

So happy together
How is the weather

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