The Lion Sleeps Tonight - Robert John - 1972

Notes: Based on a South African Zulu song, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" previously charted for the Weavers in 1952 (as "Wimoweh") and topped the charts for the Tokens in 1961. It later recharted for the Tokens in 1994.

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Super Hits Of The '70s: Have a Nice Day, Vol. 16 - Various Artists - Rhino Records

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audio clip Hit Singles 1958-1977 - Robert John
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audio clip 70's Music Explosion - Various Artists

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