The Tokens

Not in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Eligible since: 1981 (The 1982 Induction Ceremony)

Previously Considered? No  what's this?

Essential Songs (?)WikipediaAmazon MP3YouTube
The Lion Sleeps Tonight (1961)

The Tokens @ Wikipedia

The Tokens Videos

Will The Tokens be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?
"Musical excellence is the essential qualification for induction."


4 comments so far (post your own)

Philip has convinced me on the Tokens.

Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Friday, 10.21.11 @ 13:09pm

Whee!! They finally have a page. They really do deserve it, but they'll never get the credit they so richly deserve.

Posted by Philip on Friday, 10.21.11 @ 14:28pm

"Tonight I Fell in Love" is as much of an essential song (if not more so) than "The Lion Sleeps Tonight."

"Tonight I Fell in Love" has got it all, well-crafted composition, beautiful harmonies, everything just works.

Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Saturday, 10.22.11 @ 07:05am

As is "I Hear Trumpets Blow" and their cover of "Portrait Of My Love". Just musical mastery.

Posted by Philip on Sunday, 10.23.11 @ 00:28am

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