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Thread #99389   Message #1979544
Posted By: Azizi
25-Feb-07 - 11:55 PM
Thread Name: African Folk Songs
Subject: Add: Lyr: Ise Oluwa

{traditional Yoruba [Nigeria] hymn}

Ise Oluwa
Kole Bage O
Ise Oluwa
Kole Bage O
Kole Bage O
Kole Bage O
Ise Oluwa
Kole Bage O.


Ise Oluwa translated means "God's Work Will Never Be Destroyed".
[as per spoken introduction to the song by Sweet Honey In The Rock]

Ise Oluwa is included on this CD:
Sweet Honey in the Rock~Johnson, Bernice|All for Freedom|1989|Music for Little People|MLP D-2230
       So Glad I'm Here|2:43
       Down in the Valley Two by Two|1:45
       Little Shekere, The|2:54
       Little Red Caboose, The|2:53
       All For Freedom|1:14
       Everybody Ought to Know|1:33
       Calypso Freedom|4:06
       Ise Oluwa|3:17
       Meeting at the Building|3:23
       Johanna and Rhody|3:15
       Make New Friends|0:46
       Horse and Buggy|1:03
       Alunde and the Story of Ono|8:20


Note: "Oluwa" is one name for the Yoruba Supreme Deity