18/12/1961 The Tokens start a three-week run at #1 on the US singles chart
The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Audio)
The Tokens "The lion sleeps tonight"
The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (The Lion King Soundtrack)
'The Lion Sleeps Tonight' is a song written and recorded originally by Solomon Linda with the Evening Birds for the South African Gallo Record Company. It became a number one hit in the United States as adapted in English with the best-known version by the doo-wop group the Tokens.