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Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows

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Subject: 1965 in music, Lesley Gore, Marge on the Lam, Ski Party, Miss Oklahoma, Chipmunks à Go-Go, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (film)
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Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows

"Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows"
B-side You've Come Back
Released 1965
Genre Sunshine pop
Label Mercury
Writer(s) Marvin Hamlisch, Howard Liebling
Producer Quincy Jones
Lesley Gore singles chronology

"All of My Life"
"Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows"
"My Town, My Guy and Me"

"Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows" is a popular song sung by Lesley Gore. It was originally released on Gore's 1963 album Lesley Gore Sings of Mixed-Up Hearts.[1] The song, composed by Marvin Hamlisch,[2] was released as a single in conjunction with being sung by Lesley Gore in the 1965 film, Ski Party.[3] It was arranged by Claus Ogerman and produced by Quincy Jones.[4][5] The tune peaked at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100.[2]

Popular culture

In film

In music

In advertisements and television

  • The song appeared in The Simpsons episode, "Marge on the Lam" (4 November 1993).
  • It was used in campaign ads for Target department stores in Australia.
  • It was used in the background for an episode of American Idol.[which?]
  • The song played over the closing credits of Mad Men episode 2.3, "The Benefactor" (2008)[6][7]
  • The song was used in "Super Happy Fun Time Mode" trailer of Serious Sam HD game remakes.[8]
  • The song will appear on Disney's Re-MICKS, in the middle of 2012 or 2013.

In sports


  • The song appears commonly in British independent webseries Eddsworld as character Tord's least favorite song.


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