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Peanut ButterThe Marathons
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Nothing In The World (Could Make Me Love You More)The Marathons
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You Bug Me BabyThe Marathons
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      The five singers who sang on "Peanut Butter," a popular R&B novelty tune, were really the Vibrations masquerading as the Marathons. These same guys, save for a couple of changes, had previously recorded as the Jay Hawks, charting with "Stranded in the Jungle" in 1956. "Stranded in the Jungle" was a novelty tune and probably was the first instance of "sampling" -- sound bites from popular songs jumped from the lyrics like news bulletins. Don Bradley (bass), Carl Fisher (second te... Read more

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