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The Monkees

Pleasant Valley Sunday

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1967
  • 2012
  • 1967
  • 1966
  • 2011
  • 1986

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“Pleasant Valley Sunday” is a song by Gerry Goffin and Carole King, most famous for the version recorded by The Monkees in 1967. Goffin’s and King’s inspiration for the name was a street named Pleasant Valley Way, in West Orange, New Jersey where they were living at the time. The road follows a valley through several communities among the Watchung Mountains. The lyrics were a social commentary on status symbols, s, life in suburbia, and “keeping up with the Joneses”. The song may be seen as an American counterpart to Penny Lane. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Another Pleasant Valley Sunday ... TaTaTa-Ta … TaTaTa-Ta … TaTaTa-Ta … TaTaTa-Ta-ah-ah-ah ... Another Pleasant Valley Sunday ... Another Pleasant Valley Sunday

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