Top 20 Songs Charted Twice By Same Artist

Here is a list of songs that repeated a Top 20 success twice by the same artist.

Chubby Checker – The Twist (1960 and 1961) (#1 both times)
Ben E. King – Stand By Me (#4 in 1961 and #9 in 1986)
The Contours – Do You Love Me (#3 in 1962 and #11 in 1988)
Bobby “Boris” Pickett & Crypt-Kickers – Monster Mash (#1 in 1962 and #10 in 1973)
The Safaris – Wipeout (#2 in 1963 and #16 in 1966)
The Righteous Brothers – Unchained Melody (#4 in 1965 and #13 in 1990)
Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody (#9 in 1976 and #2 in 1992)
Benny Mardones – Into the Night (#11 in 1980 and #20 in 1989)
Whitney Houston – The Star-Spangled Banner (#20 in 1991 and #6 in 2001)
Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You (#1 in 1992 and #3 in 2012)

“Twist and Shout” by The Beatles came close, by the way. In 1964 it hit #2 and in 1986 it hit #23.

Other songs that charted a second time in a different form were:

The Ventures – Walk, Don’t Run / Walk Don’t Run ’64 (#2 in 1960 and #8 in 1964) (Same song, new recording)
Neil Sedaka – Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (#1 in 1962 and #8 in 1976) (Fast and slow versions)
Elton John – Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me (#2 in 1974 and #1 in 1991) (as a solo and as a duet with George Michael)
Four Seasons – December 1963 (Oh What A Night) (#1 in 1976 and #14 in 1994) (Pop version and remix version)
Elton John – Candle in the Wind (#6 in 1987 and #1 in 1997) (live version and re-record version)

Say! Did we forget any? Let us know. Check our Intro Main Page to write us and add to the list. The song had to have been a hit in the Top 20 twice by the same artist.