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August 13, 1966: Napoleon XIV peaks at #3 with “They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!”. The song holds the record for dropping the most s

August 13, 1966: Napoleon XIV peaks at #3 with “They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!”. The song holds the record for dropping the most spots within the Top 40 in a single week (32 chart positions), mainly because so many radio stations decided to stop playing it due to concerns that it was insensitive to the mentally ill.

Napoleon XIV—“They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJCTgICYkjA

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