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Lion Sleeps Tonight
Riverboat 426
 
    
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Lion Sleeps Tonight
 
ID: 15905
   Instrumental  
   Vocal  

LabelRiverboat
WEB SITE www.riverboat.com
Label information
Grid list of Riverboat recordings
Number426
TypeSinging Call
Copies1
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration4:05
MediaMP3
Artist(s)
Bob Elling (picture)     recordings by Bob Elling
Jack O'Leary (picture)     recordings by Jack O'Leary
Mike Seastrom (picture)     recordings by Mike Seastrom

Bob EllingJack O'LearyMike Seastrom

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Cue Sheet

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Mainstream

Sides face, grand square
*In the jungle, the mighty jungle
The lion sleeps tonight
In the jungle, the mighty jungle
The lion sleeps tonight

Allemande left and weave
Ee-e-e-oh-mum-a-weh
Ee-e-e-oh-mum-a-weh


ALTERNATE LYRICS

*In the village, the peaceful village, the lion sleeps tonight
In the village, the peaceful village, the lion sleeps tonight


*Hush my darling, don't fear my darling, the lion sleeps tonight
Hush my darling, don't fear my darling, the lion sleeps tonight


FIGURE    Basic, corner progression

Heads square thru, 4 hands go
Make a right hand star tonight
The heads star left, go one time 'round
Dosado and go
Veer left, chain down the line and roll promenade
Ee-e-e-oh-mum-a-weh


TAG

A-wimoweh, A-wimoweh, A-wimoweh, A-wimoweh, A-wimoweh
 
Lyrics

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Wimoweh (Mbube) (The Lion Sleeps Tonight) Lyrics ID: 773

Lala kahle [Sleep well]

In the jungle, the mighty jungle
The lion sleeps tonight
In the jungle, the mighty jungle
The lion sleeps tonight

(Chorus)
Imbube

Ingonyama ifile [The lion's in peace]
Ingonyama ilele [The lion sleeps]
Thula [Hush]

Near the village, the peaceful village
The lion sleeps tonight
Near the village, the peaceful village
The lion sleeps tonight

(Chorus)

Ingonyama ilele [The lion sleeps]

Hush, my darling, don't fear, my darling
The lion sleeps tonight
Hush, my darling, don't fear, my darling
The lion sleeps tonight

He, ha helelemama [He, ha helelemama]
Ohi'mbube [lion]

(Chorus)

Ixesha lifikile [Time has come]
Lala [Sleep]
Lala kahle [Sleep well]

Near the village, the peaceful village
The lion sleeps tonight
Near the village, the peaceful village
The lion sleeps tonight

(Chorus)

My little darling
Don't fear, my little darling
My little darling
Don't fear, my little darling

Ingonyama ilele [The lion sleeps]

Lyrics by Solomon Linda.
Recorded by The Weavers' (1952); The Kingston Trio (1959); The Tokens (1961).
 

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