Artist The Tokens
Album The Lion Sleeps Tonight
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G   C   G         D
Ee-e-e-um-um-a-weh
G   C   G         D
Ee-e-e-um-um-a-weh


G              C
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh
G               D 
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh
G              C
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh
G               D 
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh


G                 C
in the jungle the mighty jungle
    G                  D
the lion sleeps tonight
G                 C           
in the jungle the quiet jungle
    G                  D
the lion sleeps tonight


G              C
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh
G               D 
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh
G              C
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh
G               D 
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh


G                    C
near the village the peaceful village 
    G                  D
the lion sleeps tonight
G                    C
near the village the quiet village
    G                  D
the lion sleeps tonight


G              C
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh
G               D 
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh
G              C
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh
G               D 
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh


G                    C
hush my darling dont fear my darling
    G                 D
the lion sleeps tonight
G                    C
hush my darling dont fear my darling
   G                   D
the lion sleeps tonight

G              C
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh
G               D 
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh
G              C
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh
G               D 
Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh Wimoweh


Ee-e-e-um-um-a-weh

Ee-e-e-um-um-a-weh    
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21 Comments

  1. Donna Gail

    I have been using your site for several months. Occasionally I’m disappointed when I can’t find a certain song on ukutabs (naturally you aren’t going to have everything) because this means I must go to another website in pursuit of the particular song. In comparison, there isn’t another site that I have found that offers the convenience that yours offers AND without interruption! Your site is the best one, especially the chord tabs that stay visible as the page of music scrolls! I appreciate the amount of time and labor it must be/take to gather and provide the public with such a huge amount of information and with the features that I’ve already mentioned. It’s bothersome to read negative comments without, at least, a word of appreciation for what your website has made available to the general public. It is good to see many positive comments but as for negative comments, which thankfully are few, those people would probably complain if they were given a million dollars in nickels! Thanks again for making it easy to play my new ukulele!

  2. Where’s the TAB, all I see is a chord sheet. As TAB shows the ryhthm and tempo.
    According to the legal blurb below “Sharing online how to literally play a song (i.e. strumming, rhythm and tempo) is not allowed by the MPA (Music Publishers Association) because of copyright issues.”
    This means that this site and others that have the name xxxTAB are all misrepresenting themselves as there are no TABs.
    Change the name from xxxTAB to xxxChords.

  3. IULIANA MIHALACHE

    Strumming pattern ?

  4. I love this song

  5. lalizzziela

    +5 is awesome!

  6. Wow, this is so easy, I wish that I found it when I was starting!

  7. DarkSummerDay

    if you know how to chuck or are learning how to chuck this song is awesome for it!

  8. My g still sounds off

  9. Gusjminecritter

    I love it! It even helped me to learn the G cord

  10. This is a great way to learn this song!! I learned this version and a different one too, but all in all this is a very good way for beginners to learn a song! :)

  11. Ukumaster123

    I think all the versions are great!

  12. Samantha

    In my opinion it fits better with D, G , D, A

  13. dov.softball77

    +5 is easier to sing with in my opinion. It’s c,f,c,g

  14. Jennifer schauf

    I LOVE THIS SONG AND I KNOW HOW TO PLAY AND SING IT TOO ::-)

  15. I love this song!! These are perfect chords too. Awesome !!

  16. I learned a different version, but this one sounds great too! :- )

  17. jimmyjoe

    love this song! the chords fit with it perfectly!!!

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Please do not ask for strumming patterns. Sharing online how to literally play a song (i.e. strumming, rhythm and tempo) is not allowed by the MPA (Music Publishers Association) because of copyright issues.

Carefully listen to the song and try to really "feel" the rhythm. Once you get the basics of strumming, I can assure you it'll go real quick. Maybe the strumming guide can help you on your way.

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