If you love songs from the fifties and sixties, and different versions of The Lion Sleeps Tonight, then you will like this post. I did. I had to sing along a few times. Causing my son to shut his bedroom door. 😀 Enjoy!
There are many babies at the San Diego Zoo and the Safari Park right now, including a baby hippo born a week ago, a baby lowland gorilla, and a baby jaguar.
This is not a baby:
That is a big cat, an African Lion, the King of the Jungle. Doesn’t look all that ferocious to me. In fact, he looks suspiciously like another cat I know:
I have never seen the African Lions at the Zoo looking ferocious, only Zoey the Cool Cat:
Every time I see lions sleeping, I think of Robert John and his 1972 hit, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight.”
Robert John peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It’s the version I grew up with; I was a junior in high school.
The song itself, though, is actually quite a bit older, having originally been recorded in 1939 as “Mbube” by the South African Zulu…
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