Trevor Wiggins Ghana Music Collection

Bengbe Nagye

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    02:14:53

  • Shelf mark

    C791/8

  • Subjects

    Children's songs

  • Recording date

    1994-11-26

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Trevor Wiggins Ghanaian Music Collection

  • Recording locations

    Ghana

  • Recordist

    Wiggins, Trevor

  • Abstract

    (1) Kari. A vieli tuurbe tuurbe yaa bon wele na woyee. Lit: Handsome followers, followers, something is breaking, [response] (x2) its not good, they are laughing at your singlet, laughing at your singlet, woyee[response] (verse 1) Followers of young boys, something is breaking. [then as before]. Meaning: Girls should not go chasing boys/ young boys otherwise they will lose their virginity and become worthless. Notes: Used for Kari(mostly) and Bewaa (2) Kari. Ta mi kone waari yee pogle, pogle ta mi kone; (3) Kari. Ngma yaari n zii nu ter o ngma yaari; (4) Fast Kari. Aboni depaalu bie huye fu wa kpe fu zo laare, fu wa kpe fu zo laare, huye, huye, yama huye hoo; (5) Kari. A vieli tuurbe tuurbe yaa bon wele na woyee. Lit: Handsome followers, followers, something is breaking, [response] (x2) its not good, they are laughing at your singlet, laughing at your singlet, woyee[response] (verse 1) Followers of young boys, something is breaking. [then as before]. Meaning: Girls should not go chasing boys/ young boys otherwise they will lose their virginity and become worthless. Notes: Used for Kari(mostly) and Bewaa (6) Kari. Yaani, yaani yee (repeated several times) Maal a alepele u do saa, nimoore yee; (7) Kari. Haya puru, puru, puru, pantir na kyen kula fu nye ni Yelwarima na er zo maali ko bie a; (8) Kari. Saayir gang muo, (response)senlere. Saayir gang muo, saayir gang muo (response) senlere laaliero; (9) Kari. Ngma yaari n zii nu ter o ngma yaari; (10) Learnt from Burkina and in bowdlerised French - Bon, bon, ca va; (11) Nuru. Fuu wa lore wa kyer gbee a mi in nu / gbe kabr; (12) Kari, composed by Bengbe. Pogle so kuo i kaa layaari yee mawoo; (13) Kari, composed by Bengbe. Ametu woo wa ter me, Ametu woo wa ter me, wa ter me woo. N ter puo d og bie dog bie yee u ti wone Hausa; (14) as 13; (15) Nuru, composed by Bengbe Ningmaare kpul, kpul bang yele kye a gbee be duor a saa i.

  • Description

    Songs sung by Bengbe Nagye.

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