Notes: This song, which topped the charts in 1961 and recharted in 1994 when it was featured in "The Lion King," was first recorded as "Mbube" in 1939. It also charted for the Weavers (1952, as "Wimoweh") and Robert John (1972).
Amazon.com has audio clips of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" by The Tokens on the albums listed below. To listen to a clip, click on any album name and you will be taken to a CD product web page with a list of album tracks linked to song clips.
Nipper's Greatest Hits: The 60's, Vol. 1  - Various Artists - RCAThe Amazon.com MP3 Store also has a clip of the above song on the album listed below. Click on the album name and you will be taken to a list of mp3 album tracks with audio samples that include the above song.
The All Time Greatest Hits - The Tokens - Taragon
The Lion Sleeps Tonight [Victor] - The Tokens - RCA
Wimoweh: The Best of the Tokens - The Tokens - RCA
The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The TokensCDUniverse also has a clip of the above song on the album listed below. Click on the album name and you will be taken to a list of albums, including the one below, that include the above song. (Note: Those albums with music note icons all have song clips. To see the entire list of CDs, you may need to scroll down all the way to the bottom as many songs have lyrics and other information displayed at the top.)