The Archies, Sugar Sugar, Andy Kim, Don Kirshner, Ron Dante,
Written by megarock on September 14, 2018
14th Sept 1968, The first episode of the comic strip 'The Archies' was aired on US TV. The recording group had contributions from Ron Dante, Andy Kim, Jeff Barry and others. Rock mogul, Don Kirshner (who also brought us The The Monkees) was put in charge of the studio group. The following year The Archies started a eight-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Sugar Sugar,' becoming the longest running One Hit Wonder in the UK. More on 'Sugar Sugar' here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/the_archies_sugar_sugar
The Archies Sugar Sugar, #1 in 1969 for 8 weeks.
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