What: ‘Oh, What a Night’ An evening of doo wop and legends with The Brooklyn Bridge,

What: ‘Oh, What a Night’ An evening of doo wop and legends with The Brooklyn Bridge, The Vogues, Jay Siegel’s Tokens, The Capris and Vito Picone and the Elegants For Jay Siegel and his wife, Judy, a safari to Tanzania within the past year was a bucket-list dream come true. Specifying that he was “hunting only with my camera,” Siegel said he spotted hippos, rhinos, elephants, cheetahs, giraffes and — best of all — a lion. “I actually saw a lion sleeping,” Siegel said during a recent telephone interview, with a smile in his voice. It’s significant that Siegel saw a lion getting its beauty rest because millions of people around the world, even if they don’t know Siegel’s name, will recognize his voice as the soaring falsetto that breaks out of the A-weema-weh, a-weema-weh, a-weema-weh, a-weema-weh chant to sing “In the jungle, the mighty jungle, the lion sleeps tonight.” You’ll be able to hear Jay Siegel’s Tokens sing the classic “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” in person if you attend “Oh, What A Night!” an evening of doo wop and legends arranged by local promoter Joe Nardone for 7 p.m. Oct. 26 at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Other stars of...

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