The Archies are garage band from Riverdale founded by Archie Andrews, Reggie Mantle, Jughead Jones, Veronica Lodge, and Betty Cooper. Their most successful song, “Sugar, Sugar”, became one of the biggest hits of the bubblegum pop genre, reaching #1 on the charts in the US, Canada and the UK, selling over six million copies and earning a gold record. The “b” side “Jingle Jangle” as also a #1 hit in Canada, and was in the top 10 in the US and earned the Archies a second gold record. Other Top 40 songs recorded by the Archies include “Who’s Your Baby?” (U.S. No. 40), “Bang-Shang-A-Lang” (U.S. No. 22).
Archie – lead vocals, lead guitar
Reggie – bass guitar, backing vocals
Jughead – drums
Betty – tambourine, backing vocals
Veronica – keyboard, backing vocals