A popular Visayan folk song is Dandansoy. Note that this is not a Tagalog song. The Visayan language in which Dandansoy is most often sung is Hiligaynon Bisaya, also known as Ilonggo.
“Planting is no joke” is a well-known Tagalog folk song in the Philippines!
As with most folk songs, there are many variations to the lyrics of Magtanim Ay Di Biro. 🙂
Ito ang salin sa Tagalog ng isang kilalang dasal o panalangin ng mga Katoliko. Tinatawag din itong Ave Maria sa wikang Latin.
This is the widely used Tagalog translation of the prayer known as “Hail Mary” (Ave Maria in Latin).
Aba Ginoong Maria
Ang Panginoong Diyos ay sumasaiyo.
Bukod kang pinagpala sa babaeng lahat
At pinagpala rin naman ang anak mong si Hesus.
Santa Maria, Ina ng Diyos
Ipanalangin mo kaming makasalanan
Ngayon at kung kami’y mamamatay.
Salidumay is an indigenous folk song associated with the Igorot and Kalinga natives of the Cordillera Mountains in the northern part of the Philippines.
Paruparong Bukid (Field Butterfly)
TAGALOG SONG LYRICS
Sa gitna ng daan papaga-pagaspas
Isang bara ang tapis
Isang dangkal ang manggas
Ang sayang de kola
Isang piyesa ang sayad
This song compares a dolled-up woman to a field butterfly flying down the road.
This popular Tagalog love song was made famous by Filipino singer Gary Valenciano, heard here in this recording.
There was then a movie that came out in 1995 with the title Sana Maulit Muli starring Lea Salonga and Aga Muhalach.
Sarung Bangi Lyrics and Recording