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Monday, June 25, 2007


Hank Medress, doo wop singer of `The Lion Sleeps Tonight,' dies

Hank Medress

, whose vocals as a member of doo-wop group helped propel their irrepressible single "" to chart-topping success before he shifted to producing hits for the Chiffons and and Dawn, has died of lung cancer. He was 68.

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