The Lion Sleeps Tonight


{t:The Lion Sleeps Tonight}
{c:intro}
[C]/   /   [F]/   /   [C]/   /   [G]/   /   
[C]/   /   [F]/   /   [C]/   /   [G]/   /   
{c:chorus: (Group 1 only, same melody as “In the jungle …”)}
{soc}
[C]We-de-de-de, de-[F]de-de-de-de, [C]we-um-um-a-way [G]
[C]We-de-de-de, de-[F]de-de-de-de, [C]we-um-um-a-way [G]
{eoc}
{c:chorus (Group 2 only)}
{soc}
A [C]wimoweh, a-wimoweh a-[F]wimoweh, a-wimoweh
A [C]wimoweh, a-wimoweh a-[G]wimoweh, a-wimoweh
A [C]wimoweh, a-wimoweh a-[F]wimoweh, a-wimoweh
A [C]wimoweh, a-wimoweh a-[G]wimoweh, a-wimoweh
{eoc}
{c:verse 1 (Groups 1 & 2)}
[C]In the jungle, the [F]mighty jungle, the [C]lion sleeps to[G]night
[C]In the jungle, the [F]quiet jungle, the [C]lion sleeps to[G]night

{c:chorus (Groups 1 & 2)}

{c:verse 2}
[C]Near the village, the [F]peaceful village, the [C]lion sleeps to[G]night
[C]Near the village, the [F]quiet village, the [C]lion sleeps to[G]night

{c:chorus (Groups 1 & 2)}

{c:verse 3 (everyone play quietly, Group 1 only on first line, everyone on second line}
[C]Hush my darling don’t [F]fear my darling, the [C]lion sleeps to[G]night
[C]Hush my darling don’t [F]fear my darling, the [C]lion sleeps to[G]night

{c:chorus (Both parts together)}

{c:outro (Group 1 only)}
[C]We-de-de-de, de-[F]de-de-de-de, [C]we-um-um-a-way [G]
[C]We-de-de-de, de-[F]de-de-de-de, [C]we-um-um-a-way [G]

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