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18/01/1960 Johnny Preston tops US singles chart with "Running Bear"

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Johnny Preston "Running Bear"

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Johnny Preston - Running Bear 2009

"Running Bear" is a song written by Jiles Perry Richardson and sung most famously by Johnny Preston. The 1959 recording featured background vocals by Richardson and George Jones. It was No. 1 for 3 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States.
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