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  1. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about The Tokens - It's A Happening World at Discogs. Complete your The Tokens collection/5(18).
  2. The Tokens ‎– It's A Happening World Label: Warner Bros. Records ‎– WS , Warner Bros. Records ‎– Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo Country: US Released: Genre: Rock Style: Pop Rock, Psychedelic Rock Tracklist Hide Credits A1 Wimoweh 5 1/2 Years Later Written-By – J. Hamiph A2 Sunset See My Sadness Written-By – Stephen Friedland A3 Grey City Day Written-By – Kahan Seller Rating: % positive.
  3. The Tokens: In THE TOKENS, four boys from Brooklyn, recorded, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" on the RCA label. The song (originally a Zulu folk song called "M'bube" and Anglicized to "Wimoweh") soared up the charts to become the number one hit in the nation. To date it has sold over 15 million copies and is known throughout the world.
  4. The Tokens had a big hit in with "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," a remake of the Weavers' "Wimoweh," itself a version of a '30s South African pop-folk song, and that's usually it for the the Tokens in most rock and pop history books. But there's more to the story, as there usually is. The Tokens formed their own record label in , B.T. Puppy, and they got to be pretty good record producers.
  5. Millett was fascinated by the tokens and acquired a large collection from a customer in He continued to build his collection and researched the people named on the tokens. The National Museum held several tokens when it bought the Millett collection, and now holds the largest collection of convict love tokens in the world.
  6. There could never be A portrait of my love For nobody can paint a dream You will never see A portrait of my love For miracles are never seen Anyone who sees her Soon forget the Mona Lisa It would take I know, a Michaelangelo And he would need the glow of dawn That paints the skies above To try and paint a portait of my love Anyone who sees her.
  7. Meanwhile, back at the Okie No Name We are Stacey and Chris DeGraffenreid, owners and creative forces behind Love Tokens Jewelry. We hopped on this ride back in the summer of ‘88, two boho souls mixed with a little bit of rock & roll ready to take on the world! Thirty years later - .
  8. the Tokens are a fun group to listen to! I've finally found a CD with their original hit recordings! this CD contains 14 classic tracks including "The Lion Sleeps Tonight", "The Night I Fell In Love", "She Lets Her Hair Down" and 10 more! "She's In Town" was a cover done by the Rockin' Berries. "Don't Worry Baby" was a Beach Boys cover/5(10).
  9. It would seem the Tokens' career was about to get back on track at Warners, but after the group had a flap with the Warner Bros. brass about their not releasing the Tokens' final album for the label, Intercourse, they signed with Buddah the following year and had two more Top hits, "She Lets Her Hair Down" and their remake of the Beach Boys.

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