December 1961 #1
Songwriters Paul Campbell/Luigi Creatore/Roy Ilene/Hugo Peretti/Albert Stanton/George David Weiss
Hank Medress/Phil Margo/Mitch Margo
Brooklyn New York
Did You Know?
Solomon Linda of South Africa wrote the song ‘Mbube’ in 1939…Pete Seeger got a hold of it and started working on the English version…It turned out to be ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’