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** Flo and Eddie would serve as {{Pop Star Composer}}s in ''Westernanimation/DownAndDirtyDuck'' (where they also voice the two main characters) and the 80s ''Westernanimation/StrawberryShortcake'' cartoons.

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* ContractualObligationProject: The ''Wooden Head'' LP, which was assembled from early rarities and unreleased tracks to fulfil their commitment to White Whale Records.


* HeAlsoDid: Long before he joined The Turtles, drummer John Seiter was previously drummer for Spanky & Our Gang.

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** The album cover designer for The Turtles' two greatest hits albums, ''Golden Hits'' and ''More Golden Hits'', was Dean Torrence of Music/JanAndDean fame.

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** They recorded and released "Eve of Destruction" first, but Barry [=McGuire=]'s cover became much better known.
** Inverted with "It Ain't Me Babe", which was originally recorded by Music/BobDylan.

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* BreakupBreakout: Kaylan and Volman renamed themselves Flo & Eddie and would join Music/FrankZappa's the Mothers of Invention (they can be heard on the albums ''Music/ChungasRevenge'' (1970), ''Music/FillmoreEastJune1971'' (1971), ''Film/TwoHundredMotels'' (1971) and ''Music/JustAnotherBandFromLA'' (1972) and work with everyone from [[Music/MarcBolan T. Rex]] to Music/AliceCooper to Music/DuranDuran and MANY OTHERS. Mark and Howie also lent their voices to the X-rated animated cartoon ''WesternAnimation/DownAndDirtyDuck''. Drummer John Barbata would also move on to Music/JeffersonAirplane, which would become Music/JeffersonStarship not long after he joined.


* CreatorCameo: On ''You, Baby'', White Whale Records president Ted Feigin and vice president Lee Lasseff provided special effects and percussion, both credited under the joint pseudonym The Dwight Tunji Trio.

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* CreatorCameo: On ''You, Baby'', White Whale Records president Ted Feigin and vice president Lee Lasseff provided special effects and percussion, both credited under the joint pseudonym The Dwight Tunji Trio.Tunji.


* CreatorCameo: On ''You, Baby'', White Whale Records president Ted Feigin and vice president Lee Lasseff provided special effects and percussion, both credited under the pseudonym The Dwight Tunji Trio.

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* CreatorCameo: On ''You, Baby'', White Whale Records president Ted Feigin and vice president Lee Lasseff provided special effects and percussion, both credited under the joint pseudonym The Dwight Tunji Trio.


** Someone saying "Close your eyes when you clap" in the background is looped a couple times during the instrumental break of "Grim Reaper of Love".

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** Someone Drummer Don Murray saying "Close your eyes when you clap" in the background is looped a couple times during the instrumental break of "Grim Reaper of Love".

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* CreatorCameo: On ''You, Baby'', White Whale Records president Ted Feigin and vice president Lee Lasseff provided special effects and percussion, both credited under the pseudonym The Dwight Tunji Trio.

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* HeAlsoDid: Long before he joined The Turtles, drummer John Seiter was previously drummer for Spanky & Our Gang.


* ItWillNeverCatchOn: This was actually the stock reaction that many other artists gave the song "Happy Together" before it was brought to the attention of The Turtles. In fact, so many artists had turned down "Happy Together", that by the time songwriters Garry Bonner and Alan Gordon offered it to The Turtles, the demo acetate was practically worn out.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Murakami-Wolf wanted Flo and Eddie to compose and record the theme song for a new cartoon based on a licensed property that they were working on (as they'd enjoyed a good working relationship with the duo after they had provided the soundtrack for ''Down 'n Dirty Duck''), but for reasons unknown, they were unavailable. The cartoon? Appropriately, it was ''[[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]''.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Murakami-Wolf Murakami-Wolf-Swenson wanted Flo and Eddie to compose and record the theme song for a new cartoon based on a licensed property that they were working on (as they'd enjoyed a good working relationship with the duo after they had provided the soundtrack for ''Down 'n Dirty Duck''), but for reasons unknown, they were unavailable. The cartoon? Appropriately, it was ''[[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]''.


* RevivalByCommercialization: A lot of youngsters in TheNineties discovered "Happy Together" through a commercial for the original ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''.

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* RevivalByCommercialization: A lot of youngsters in TheNineties discovered "Happy Together" through a commercial for [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros64 the original ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''.original]] ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''. Then again in TheNewTens when it was used for the first trailer of ''Film/PokemonDetectivePikachu''. ([[Creator/{{Nintendo}} Hey now!]])


* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Murakami-Wolf wanted Flo and Eddie to compose and record the theme song for a new cartoon based on a licensed property that they were working on (as they'd enjoyed a good working relationship with the duo after they had provided the soundtrack for ''Down 'n Dirty Duck''), but for reasons unknown, they were unavailable. The cartoon? Appropriately, it was ''[[TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]''.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Murakami-Wolf wanted Flo and Eddie to compose and record the theme song for a new cartoon based on a licensed property that they were working on (as they'd enjoyed a good working relationship with the duo after they had provided the soundtrack for ''Down 'n Dirty Duck''), but for reasons unknown, they were unavailable. The cartoon? Appropriately, it was ''[[TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 ''[[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]''.


* ScrewedByTheLawyers: The whole reason why Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman used the names Flo and Eddie when they joined up with Music/FrankZappa was because White Whale Records, The Turtles' former record company, contractually forbade the two men from using the Turtles' name, as well as their own names, in a musical context.

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* ScrewedByTheLawyers: The whole reason why Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman used the names Flo and Eddie when they joined up with Music/FrankZappa was because White Whale Records, The Turtles' former record company, contractually forbade the two men from using the Turtles' name, as well as their own names, in a musical context. By the time they got those rights back, they had established themselves as Flo and Eddie and decided they didn't want to lose the cool points that they had gained from their work with Music/FrankZappa under those names to go back to their own, so they continue to use those aliases in conjunction with The Turtles name to the present day.


* ScrewedByTheNetwork: They had a difficult relationship with their label, White Whale Records. White Whale was a small independent label and The Turtles were far and away their biggest sellers, so the label would always pressure them record surefire hits. They also tried to get Kaylan and Volman to fire the others and just use session musicians, but they refused.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: They had a difficult relationship with their label, White Whale Records. White Whale was a small independent label and The Turtles were far and away their biggest sellers, so the label would always pressure them to record surefire hits. They also tried to get Kaylan and Volman to fire the others and just use session musicians, but they refused.

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