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The Lion Sleeps Tonight
Chic 3025
 
    
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The Lion Sleeps Tonight
 


ID: 17114
   Instrumental  
   Vocal  

LabelChic
WEB SITE chicrecordings.com
Label information
Grid list of Chic recordings
Number3025
TypeSinging Call
Copies1
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
MediaMP3
Artist(s)
Pat Carnathan (picture)     recordings by Pat Carnathan

Pat Carnathan

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Cue Sheet

Intro (Optional)
[We-de-de-de-De-de-de-de-de-De-we-um-um-a-way]


OPENER - CLOSER    Basic

Circle left
In the jungle, the mighty jungle, the lion sleeps tonight
Men star right roll it one time tonight
Left allemande, weave the ring
Hush, my darling, don't fear, my darling, the lion sleeps tonight
Hush, my darling, don't fear, my darling, the lion sleeps tonight

(Optional falsetto lyric after Left Allemande & Weave)
[Weee-we-de-de-We-um-um-a-way
Weee-we-de-de-We-um-um-a-way
]


FIGURE    Mainstream, corner progression

Heads (sides) promenade halfway round the ring,
Walk in pass the ocean, extend
Swing thru, spin the top, boy move up, single hinge
Scoot back now, the boy run right
Swing the girl around, you promenade
Hush, my darling, don't fear, my darling
The lion sleeps tonight


MIDDLE BREAK    Basic

Circle left
In the village, the peaceful village, the lion sleeps tonight
Men star right roll it one time tonight
Left allemande, weave the ring
Hush, my darling, don't fear, my darling, the lion sleeps tonight
Hush, my darling, don't fear, my darling, the lion sleeps tonight

(Optional falsetto lyric after Left Allemande & Weave)
[Weee-we-de-de-We-um-um-a-way
Weee-we-de-de-We-um-um-a-way
]


CLOSER    Basic

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

Men star right roll it one time tonight
Left allemande, weave the ring
Hush, my darling, don't fear, my darling, the lion sleeps tonight
Hush, my darling, don't fear, my darling, the lion sleeps tonight

(Optional falsetto lyric after Left Allemande & Weave)
[Weee-we-de-de-We-um-um-a-way
Weee-eee-ee-ee-eh-ee-eee-eee-eee-oooooh
]

 
Lyrics

Lyrics are provided for informational and educational purposes only. Lyrics are
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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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