Wimoweh

This world-renowned song was written by South African songwriter Solomon Linda and was brought to the United States by The Weavers in the 1950's. It became a hit for The Tokens in the 1960"s and was featured in the The Lion King movie and musical.  This engaging interactive version is from Red's award-winning Favorite Sing Along Songs CD.

Wimoweh

Wimoweh, wimoweh, wimoweh, wimoweh...

Way up boys! Way up boys!...

Hey, hey! Hey, hey! Hey, hey! Hey!...

In the jungle the mighty jungle the lion sleeps tonight
In the jungle the mighty jungle the lion sleeps tonight

© 1951 folkways Music Publishers, Inc

Written by Solomon Linda. Additional lyrics by Ronnie Gilbert, Lee Hays,Fred Hellerman, and Pete Seeger



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