What Are Some Songs by Jay and the Americans?


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Jay and the Americans' initial hit was "She Cried" in 1962. "Only In America" hit the charts in 1963, followed in 1964 by "Come A Little Bit Closer," a top five "Billboard Hot 100" smash. Jay and the Americans had 10 Top 40 hits.

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"Let's Lock The Door (And Throw Away The Key)" was a hit in 1965, a year in which they also reached the top five again with "Cara, Mia." In 1970, the band had its last top 10 hit with "This Magic Moment." In 1970 the band released "Walkin' In The Rain," a remake of a 1964 hit by the Ronettes.

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