“He’s In Town”

From “Where Have All The Pop Stars Gone”. Aug. 8….51 years ago today: “He’s In Town,” the Tokens’ sixth chart record and the first on their own label, B.T. Puppy, made its debut on the Billboard Hot 100 on August 8, 1964. Gerry Goffin and Carole King wrote the emotional tune, a version of which the Rockin’ Berries recorded in the U.K. “He’s in Town” describes a boy’s anxiety after his girlfriend’s former flame returns after an absence. The recording, distinguished by beautiful harmonies, reached No. 43 and remained on the chart for 8 weeks.

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