Orpheus Myron McAdoo, the inspiration behind Solomon Linda's
original version of The Lion Sleeps Tonight.
McAdoo is buried in Waverley Cemetery, Sydney.
Solomon Linda, left, with his Evening Birds in 1939
The Weavers perform Wimoweh at Cafe Society Downtown, New York, on July 17, 1951. The group is, from foreground, Ronnie Gilbert, Pete Seeger (significantly on banjo), Lee Hays and Fred Hellerman on guitar.
Orpheus McAdoo with the The Virginia Concert Company and Jubilee Singers in Australia.
McAdoo's Sydney grave, above, and his death certificate, below:
Solomon Linda and the Evening Birds
Solomon Lindy's daughters: