Friday, July 02, 2004
Marty Schwimmer: "The family of the Zulu composer of the song 'Mbube,' the basis for the song 'The Lion Sleeps Tonight,' have sued Disney in South Africa for royalties. Disney used the song in its 'Lion King.'" Here's the back story of the "Wimoweh" song, and a report from Independent Online, South Africa.
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