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Mbube/Wimoweh/The Lion Sleeps Tonight: Solomon Linda, Pete Seeger and The Tokens

Hello there! This edition of Tim’s Cover Story tells the fascinating story of a song that originated as a popular tune in South Africa in the 1930s, then morphed into a folk classic in the 50s and finally emerged as … Continue reading

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