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The Tokens

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The Tokens
The Tokens in 1967
Background information
OriginBrooklyn, New York, United States
GenresDoo-wop, pop
Years active1955–1978, 1998–2000
LabelsWarwick, RCA Victor, Victor Records, RCA Camden, JVC, HMV, B.T. Puppy Records
MembersJay Siegel's Tokens:
Jay Siegel (lead vocalist)
Bill Reid
Kurt Yahjian
The Margo's Tokens:
Jay Leslie
Mike Johnson
Noah Margo
Ari Margo
Damien Margo
Past member(s)Neil Sedaka
Hank Medress
Eddie Rabkin
Cynthia Zolotin
Mitch Margo
Joe Venneri
Brute Force
Jay Traynor
Philip Margo

The Tokens were an American male doo-wop-style vocal group and record production company group from Brooklyn, New York. They are known best for their 1961 single "The Lion Sleeps Tonight".

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