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18/12/1961 The Tokens start a three-week run at #1 on the US singles chart

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The Tokens The Lion Sleeps Tonight

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.
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