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Respect Yourself song title page

Respect Yourself was a 1971 number 12 hit for The Staple Singers. The song was written by Luther Ingram and Mack Rice. In 1987, actor Bruce Willis had a top 20 one hit wonder with the song, reaching number 6. Others made some headway with the tune, including The Kane Gang, J. Blackfoot, Robert Palmer, and Huey Lewis And The News. The DJ Bobo title was a different song.

Respect Yourself popular Tune Timeline

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  1 Respect Yourself 12   Dec 1971  
  The Staple Singers  
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  2 Respect Yourself   Dec 1984  
  The Kane Gang  

  3 Respect Yourself 6   Feb 1987  
  Bruce Willis  
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  4 Respect Yourself   Dec 1987  
  J. Blackfoot  

  5 Respect Yourself   Oct 1995  
  Robert Palmer  

  6 Respect Yourself   Apr 1997  
  DJ Bobo  
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  7 Respect Yourself   Jul 2002  
  Joe Cocker  
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  8 Respect Yourself   Sep 2011  
  Huey Lewis And The News  
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