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Louis Armstrong

Takes Two To Tango

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  • 1952
  • 2008
  • 1953
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“Takes Two to Tango” is a popular song written by Al Hoffman and Dick Manning and published in 1952. Two versions of the song, by Pearl Bailey and by Louis Armstrong, charted in 1952. The recording by Pearl Bailey was released by Coral Records as catalog number 60817. It first reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on September 19, 1952, and lasted 17 weeks on the chart, peaking at #7. The recording by Louis Armstrong was released by Decca Records as catalog number 28394. It reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on October 17, 1952, at #28; this was its only week on the chart. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Let's do the tango, do the tango ... Two to really get the feeling of romance ... Do the dance of love

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