Who sang "in the jungle, the mighty jungle"?


The lyrics "in the jungle, the mighty jungle" were recorded by The Tokens. They are from the song "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," which was recorded in 1961.

The song was a number one hit in the United States and since being recorded has sold over 15 million copies across the world. It was recorded on the RCA label. Mitch Margo was the singer of the group and sang the popular lyrics. He was only 14 years old at the time of the recording. The song is listed as the 159th most popular songs of all time. It was originally a folk song in the African language Zulu, called "M' bube."

Q&A Related to "Who sang "in the jungle, the mighty jungle"?"
Soloman Linda and his band The Evening Birds In 1939. It was then called Mbube. The one you are hearing is the Tokens from 1961 titled The Lion Sleeps Tonight.
Steve Miller Band I think.
In Africa, Solomon Linda aka Mbube,
Howard Busgang (writer) Brent Piaskoski (writer)
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