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Album: Through The Past Darkly (Big Hits Vol.2)Released: 1967Charted:
This was recorded in 1966 but not released until the summer of 1967. The psychedelic sound fit in perfectly with the summer of love.
The lyrics are based on nursery rhymes.
This was used as the B-side of "We Love You
" The "Dandelion/We Love You" single (both tracks listed as the entry) hit #1 in Canada in late 1967 for one week, preceded by The Box Tops' "The Letter
" and followed by The Ugly Ducklings' "Gaslight."
When his first daughter was born in 1972, Keith Richards named her "Dandelion." Her mother, Anita Pallenberg, later called her by her middle name, Angela.