The Lion Sleeps Tonight
The Tokens
Tokens 1961 Lion Sleeps Tonight 45

In the jungle the quiet jungle the lion sleeps tonight

- the biggest hit single for The Tokens -

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1961 for three weeks
  • peaked at No. 11 on the UK Singles chart in 1961
  • from The Tokens' debut album, The Lion Sleeps Tonight (1961)
  • orchestra conducted by Sammy Lowe
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