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  1. wimoweh

    "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" is a song originally written and recorded by Solomon Linda under the title "Mbube" for the South African Gallo Record Company in 1939. Linda's original was written in isiZulu, while the English version's lyrics were written by George David Weiss. The song was adapted and covered internationally by many pop and folk revival artists in the 1950s and 1960s. It was recorded as "Wimoweh" by the Weavers in November 1951, and published by Folkways Music Publishers in December 1951. Artists who recorded various versions of the song included Henri Salvador, Jimmy Dorsey, Yma Sumac, Noro Morales, Miriam Makeba, and the Kingston Trio.In 1961, a version adapted into English with the title "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" by the doo-wop group the Tokens became a number-one hit in the United States. It went on to earn millions in royalties from cover versions and film licensing. The pop group Tight Fit had a number one hit in the UK with the song in 1982. This song is written and composed in the key of F♯ major.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wimoweh in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wimoweh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  • Cheryl Goldsmith
    Cheryl Goldsmith
    What about american? English
    LikeReply5 years ago

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directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
A elusive
B ambidextrous
C tacky
D extroversive

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