Dandansoy (Visayan Song)

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.

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Manang Biday (Ilocano Song)

Manang Biday is a famous Ilocano song.

Please note that Ilocano is a language that’s distinct from Tagalog. The song title refers to an “older sister” whose name is Biday.

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Magtanim ay Di Biro

“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. 🙂


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Aba Ginoong Maria

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

Aba Ginoong Maria, napupuno ka ng grasiya,
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.
Amen
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Salidumay (Folk Song)

Salidumay is an indigenous folk song associated with the Igorot and Kalinga natives of the Cordillera Mountains in the northern part of the Philippines.


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Paruparong Bukid (Folk Song)

Paruparong Bukid (Field Butterfly)

 TAGALOG SONG LYRICS

Paruparong bukid na lilipad-lipad
Sa gitna ng daan papaga-pagaspas
Isang bara ang tapis
Isang dangkal ang manggas
Ang sayang de kola
Isang piyesa ang sayad

May payneta pa siya — uy!
May suklay pa man din — uy!
Nagwas de-ohetes ang palalabasin
Haharap sa altar at mananalamin
At saka lalakad nang pakendeng-kendeng.

 
This song compares a dolled-up woman to a field butterfly flying down the road.

Sana Maulit Muli

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.

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Sarung Banggi (Bicolano Song)

Sarung Bangi Lyrics and Recording

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