1969: Sugar Sugar By The Archies 

Composed by Andy Kim and Jeff Barry. First performed by virtual band The Archies. The song remained at No.1 in the UK for eight weeks. It was the No.1 single of the year in the USA. It was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame as co-writer Andy Kim is from Canada. Genre: Bubblegum Pop. The Archies were a virtual reality family in the 1960’s and 1970’s. They had their own television show which was produced by American production company Filmation and was based on the Archie Comics,  created by Bob Montana in 1941.

Weekly Chart History (1969)Peak Position
Australia5
Austria1
Belgium1
Canada1
Denmark1
France14
Germany (West)1
Ireland1
Italy12
Netherlands3
Norway1
South Africa1
Spain1
Switzerland2
United Kingdom1
USA Billboard Easy Listening Chart22
USA Billboard Hot 100 Chart1
USA Cash Box Chart1
Year-End Chart History (1969)Final Position
Canada2
South Africa8
USA Billboard Hot 100 Chart 1
USA Cash Box Chart 1