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TWO IS BETTER THAN ONE
I saw the recent "Chart Beat" item regarding Hot 100 hits with doubled-up words in both the title and artist fields, a la Phillip Phillips' new "Gone, Gone, Gone."
I found some more:
"She's a Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked)," Carl Carlton (No. 22, 1981)
"I Want You, I Need You," Chris Christian (No. 37, 1981)
"Bang Bang," Danger Danger (No. 49, 1990)
"Willyam, Willyam," Dee Dee Sharp (No. 97, 1964)
"I Want to Be Happy Cha Cha," Enoch Light & the Light Brigade (No. 48, 1958)
"Dream a Little Dream of Me," Mama Cass with the Mamas & The Papas (No. 12, 1968)
"Something Old, Something New," Paul and Paula (No. 77, 1963; in the peak position, even the "7"s repeated ...)
"She Didn't Know (She Kept on Talking)," Dee Dee Warwick (No. 70, 1970; even the "70" repeated ...)
May these examples leave you doubled-over with enjoyment :)
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