Acclaimed Music - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
The Tokens
The Lion Sleeps Tonight

Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Dave Marsh (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made (1989) 309
RIAA and NEA (USA) - 365 Songs of the Century (2001) 159
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order