Solomon Linda and the Evening Birds (1939): "Mbube"
The Weavers (1954 Carnegie Hall recording): "Wimoweh"
The 1952 (hit) studio recording, The Weavers with the Gordon Jenkins Orchestra and Chorus.
The 1952 Yma Sumac (with the Martin Denny Orchestra) recording.
The 1952 Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra recording.
The Kingston Trio variation on the Weavers' version, in concert (late 1950s/early '60s)
The Karl Denver Trio (1962 version on 1964 television)
Miriam Makeba: "Mbube" (1960)
The Nylons' elaborated version.
The Next Edition Quartet, featuring Bill Crider
Ladysmith Black Mambazo & the Mint Juleps: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"
The Soweto Gospel Choir, undated
The history of "Mbube"...an appropriately if somewhat excessively jaundiced view...