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The Lion Sleeps Tonight


Monday morning, the lion awakens. In addition to this recording by The Tokens, Pete Seeger and the Weavers had a version called “Wimoweh” based on Solomon Linda’s “Mbube,” and the song was used in Disney’s… 52 more words


The Lion Sleeps Tonight - Robert John

Chart Position: 3

  • Originally recorded with Zulu lyrics by Solomon Linda’s Original Evening Birds as ‘Mbube’ (1939)
  • Written by Solomon Linda,¬†Albert Stanton and George David Wise with English lyrics written by Hugo Peretti and¬†Luigi Creatore…
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