Sugar, Sugar" is a song written by Jeff Barry and Andy Kim. It was originally recorded by the virtual band the Archies. This version reached number one in the US on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1969 and remained there for four weeks. It was also number one on the UK Singles chart in that same year for eight weeks. The song became a hit again in 1970 when rhythm and blues and soul singer Wilson Pickett took it back onto the charts.
Sugar, pour a little sugar on it honey Pour a little sugar on it baby I'm gonna make your life so sweet, yeah yeah yeah Pour a little sugar on it oh yeah Pour a little sugar on it honey Pour a little sugar on it baby I'm gonna make your life so sweet, yeah yeah yeah Pour a. little sugar on it honey. You are my candy girl. It just was a very easy session. Donnie Kirchner wanted to bring the Archies to life, which he did. Jeff Barry was going to produce this fictitious animated group called The Archies. We went into the studio. Jeff and Andy Kim wrote Sugar, Sugar. Ronnie was Archie, and I was Betty and Veronica. We went in, we did the record.
Sugar, Sugar" was also a huge hit in the UK, where it stayed at for eight weeks. The Archies group was put together by Don Kirshner, a prolific promoter and producer. Kirshner also created The Monkees, and wanted to do the same thing with cartoon characters because they are much easier to work with than people. In a Songfacts interview with Andy Kim, he said: "It wasn't written for anything other than to satisfy a Saturday morning animated show.
We have an official Sugar Sugar tab made by UG professional guitarists. Check out the tab . Backing track. Sugar, Sugar chords The Archies 1969 (Jeff Barry & Andy Kim). e-- B---3-- G-2-2--2-4---0-.
Complete your The Archies collection. referencing Sugar Sugar, LP, Album, SF 8073. Recorded at RCA's Studio A, New York City Recording Engineer: Mike Moran. Reply Notify me Helpful.