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The Tokens was a pop and rock music group. The greatest hit by The Tokens was number one song The Lion Sleeps Tonight, the 1961 top song of the year. In 1952, The Weavers took this African-Mexican traditional song and recorded it as Wimoweh (Mbube), and the song became very popular. The Lion Sleeps Tonight was a vocal adaptation of that song. Many artists went on to record the song in the future, including Robert John, who brought it to number one again in 1972. Find a song by The Tokens!


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  1 While I Dream   1956  
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  2 Tonight I Fell In Love 7   May 1961  
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  3 When I Go To Sleep At Night   Aug 1961  
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  4 Sincerely   Sep 1961  
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  5 The Lion Sleeps Tonight 1   Dec 1961  
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  6 B'wa Nina (Pretty Girl)   Mar 1962  
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  7 La Bamba   Jul 1962  
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  8 Tonight I Met An Angel   Mar 1963  
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  9 Hear The Bells   Aug 1963  
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  10 Please Write   Oct 1963  
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  11 Swing   Jun 1964  
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  12 He's In Town   Sep 1964  
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  13 I Hear Trumpets Blow   Apr 1966  
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  14 Life Is Groovy   Feb 1967  
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  15 Portrait Of My Love 8   May 1967  
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  16 It's A Happening World   Aug 1967  
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  17 Till   Mar 1968  
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  18 Go Away Little Girl/Young Girl   May 1969  
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  19 She Lets Her Hair Down (Early In The Morning) 12   Jan 1970  
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  20 Don't Worry Baby   Mar 1970  
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  21 Both Sides Now   May 1970  
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  22 Come Dance With Me   1981  
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Top Pop Songs by The Tokens

1The Lion Sleeps Tonight
2Tonight I Fell In Love
3Portrait Of My Love

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