"The Lion Sleeps Tonight" as written by and George David Weiss Hugo Peretti....
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 peacefull village
The lion sleeps tonight
Near the village,
the peacefull 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
[Chant:]
He, ha helelemama
ohi'mbube
(He, ha helelemama - 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 peace full 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


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"The Lion Sleeps Tonight" as written by Hugo E. Peretti George David Weiss

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