Tokens, The - The Lion Sleeps Tonight mp3 flac
- Album: The Lion Sleeps Tonight
- MP3: 1746 mb | FLAC: 1680 mb
- Released: 1961
- Style: Pop Rock
- Rating: 4.4/5
- Votes: 405
- Format: VOX AUD MP2 DTS MIDI ADX AUD
The Lion Sleeps Tonight, also known as Wimoweh or Awimbawe, is a a number one hit in the United States adapted in English by the the doo-wop group The Tokens from the song recorded by Solomon Linda with the Evening Bird in 1961.
The Lion Sleeps Tonight" is a song originally recorded by Solomon Linda under the title "Mbube" for the South African Gallo Record Company in 1939. Linda's version was written in Zulu, while the English lyrics were written by George David Weiss. The song was adapted and covered internationally by many pop and folk revival artists in the 1950s and 1960s, including the Weavers, Jimmy Dorsey, Yma Sumac, Miriam Makeba, and the Kingston Trio
Complete your The Tokens collection. The Lion Sleeps Tonight. The Wreck Of The John B. 2:19. Children Go Where I Send Thee. The Lion Sleeps Tonight (CD, Album, RE). Oldays Records. The Lion Sleeps Tonight (LP, Album).
The success of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" didn't ensure long-term recording security for The Tokens as a singing group. They didn't have a singing/recording contract, but they DID have a producing contract! After "Lion," members of the group had producing success with the Chiffons ("He's So Fine," "One Fine Day," "Sweet Talkin' Guy"), the Happenings ("See You in September," "My Mammy") and Dawn ("Knock Three Times," "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree"). When Hank left the group in 1972, the Tokens renamed themselves Cross Country and recorded an album. Their version of the Wilson Pickett hit "In the Midnight Hour" hit the Top 30 in 1973; the group disbanded shortly afterwards. A number of movies and TV series have used this song, often sung by the characters.
Features Song Lyrics for The Tokens's The Lion Sleeps Tonight album. The Lion Sleeps Tonight Lyrics. 8. I'll Do My Crying Tomorrow Lyrics. 9. Don't Worry Baby Lyrics. 10. Hear the Bells Lyrics. 11. The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Buddha Remix) Lyrics.
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The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens. Play all 3 notes of the chord in time with the song. Start with just the right hand, playing all three notes at once. Hover over a chord to see how it appears on the piano. You can play in any octave! Let's Go!
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The Lion Sleeps Tonight. This song is by The Tokens and appear. A-wimoweh, a-wimoweh, a-wimoweh, a-wimoweh)(A-wimoweh, a-wimoweh, a-wimoweh, a-wimoweh)(A-wimoweh, a-wimoweh, a-wimoweh, a-wimoweh)(A-wimoweh, a-wimoweh, a-wimoweh, a-wimoweh). In the jungle, the mighty jungleThe lion sleeps tonightIn the jungle, the quiet jungleThe lion sleeps tonight