A personal ranking of the various versions of “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” by someone who hates the well-known version by The Tokens

The standings:

1. “The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight” by R.E.M.

2. “The Guitar (The Lion Sleeps Tonight)” by They Might Be Giants

3. “Wimoweh” by Nanci Griffith

317. “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” by the Tokens

This was lovingly handwritten on June 18th, 2010