"A Swingin' Safari" is an instrumental composed by Bert Kaempfert in 1962. It was recorded by Kaempfert on Polydor Records and released in the United States on Decca Records, but failed to chart. It was then recorded by Billy Vaughn that same year, and Vaughn's cover reached number 13 on the Billboard charts in the summer of 1962.
The song features a distinctive main theme (reminiscent of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight") played on the tin whistle and a trumpet solo… read more
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