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African wedding song -- What you teach your kids MATTERS

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Wai Bamba

An All Around This World classroom and homeschool lesson from Zimbabwe -- "Wai Bamba" -- an African wedding songAn African wedding song that all in attendance sing in repetition, each one adding his or her own part to the chorus. The words translate, more or less, to “He’s got her, she’s got him.”  This song appears on Let Your Voice Be Heard: Songs from Ghana and Zimbabwe

Country: Zimbabwe
Language: Shona


Wai bamba wai, bamba wai,

Wi wi wi wi

The Early Music Consort of Lipscomb University sings Wai Bamba

For some reason these people are all playing ukulele and singing Wai Bamba

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Engineering: Amon, Studio Brooklyn, New York and Jim Hamilton, Rittenhouse Soundworks, Philadelphia


Many many many vocalists. Almost all the musicians on the Cd contributed, plus several dozen students from All Around This World classes.

(c) Wai Bamba" by Dumisani Maraire @ 1986/1996 World Music Press/@ 2009. Assigned to Plank Road Publishing, Inc. AII Rights Reserved. 


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