Do you know this song ?? awesome the origin and the new one ^^

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Do you know this song ?? (a great „Thank You “ to Jeff ^^ )

Solomon Popoli Linda (1909 – 8 October 1962), also known as Solomon Ntsele („Linda“ was his clan name),was a South African Zulumusician, singer and composer who wrote the song „Mbube“ which later became the popular music success „The Lion Sleeps Tonight“

The Lion Sleeps Tonight„, also known as „Wimba Way“ or „Wimoweh“ (and originally as „Mbube„), is a song written and recorded by Solomon Linda originally with the Evening Birds for the South African Gallo Record Company in 1939. It was covered internationally by many 1950s pop and folk revival artists, including The Weavers, Jimmy Dorsey, Yma Sumac, Miriam Makeba, and The Kingston Trio. In 1961, it became a number one hit in the U.S. as adapted by the doo-wop group The Tokens. (wikipedia )

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