Coastal Tanzania Children Songs

Swahili schoolsongs 

1. Hadija Muhammed - Bembea eeh

City: Dar es Salaam

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 1. Hadija Muhammed, Bembea ee
1.2 MB 1:16 min

children songs Tanzania(in Kiswahili) Bembea eeh, eeh bembea eeh, bembea eeh, eeh bembea eeh, bembea eeh, eeh bembea mtoto x2 Mtoto nyamaza kulia (bembea mtoto) ukilia waniliza (bembea mtoto)  klanikumbusha ukiwa (bembea mtoto).

(In English) Swing eeh, eeh swing eeh, swing eeh, eeh swing eeh,swing eeh, eeh swing baba 2x. Baby stop crying (Swing litle baby) When you cry you make me cry (swing baby) You make me unhappy (swing baby)

 

2. Hadija Muhammed - Kokorikoo

City: Dar es Salaam

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 2. Hadija Muhammed, Kokorikoo
0.5 MB 0:32 min

(In Kiswahili) Kokorikoo mtoto analia, mama yake, kaenda  Zambia, akirudi atanichukua.

(In English) Kokorikoo baby is crying, your mother has gone to Zambia. She will take me when she comes back.

 

3. Hadija Muhammed - Mtoto Fau

City: Dar es Salaam

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 3. Hadija Muhammed, Mtoto fau
0.4 MB 0:29 min

(In Kiswahili) Mtoto Fau, akianza kulia, hanyamzi upesi, ya dede ya dede.

(in English) Child Fau, when she/he starts to cry, its too heard make her/him quiet.

 

4. Hadija Muhammed - Mwalimu wetu

City: Dar es Salaam

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 4. Hadija Muhammed, Mwalimu yetu
0.7 MB 0:43 min

(In Kiswahili) Mwalimu wetu hapendi kelele, anapenda nyimbo na vigelegele. Akivaa kanga inamsumbua, akivaa tenge ni mawingu ya mvua.

(in English) Our teacher doesn't like noise, she likes songs and howling. When she wear kanga its  disturbing her, when she wear tenge dark clouds of the rain are coming.

 

5. Hadija Muhammed - Moja, mbili, tatu!

City: Dar es Salaam

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 5. Hadija Muhammed, Moja, mbili, tatu!
0.4 MB 0:33 min

(in Kiswahili) sabu namba moja, mbili, tatu x2  nne, tano, sita, saba, nane, tisa, kumi x2 vidole vya mikono yangu, Jumla yake kumi x2 huku tano na huku tano, jumla yake kumix2

(In English) I know how to count numbers one, two,three 2x. Four, five, seven, eight, nine, ten x2. This side five and this size five. The total is ten x2.

 

6. Hadija Muhammed - A, e, i, o, u!

City: Dar es Salaam

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 6. Hadija Muhammed, a, e, i, o, u!
0.8 MB 1:09 min

(In Kiswahili) A, e, i, o, u x2 hizi ni herufi kuu, tamka kwa sauti kuu, sema a, e, i, o, u!

(In English) A,e,i,o,u x2. These are the main characters. Pronounce it louder! Say A, e, i, o, u!

 

7. Hadija Muhammed and Josef Wilson - Ogelea pale

City: Dar es Salaam

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 7. Josef and Hadija, Ogelea pale.
1.3 MB 1:24 min

(In Kiswahili) Maji ya mtoni mama, sitayanywa tena , matumbili na manyani ogelea pale. Yanaogelea mama, ogelea pale. Mimi na rafiki yangu tuliopendana, Maji ya mtoni mama hatuyanywa, matumbili na manyani ogelea pale. Yanaogelea mama, ogelea pale.

(in English) Mama, I don't drink  water of the rivers anymore because monkey and gorilla are swimming there. My friend and I went there , we don't drink the rivers water anymore.

 

8. Hadija Muhammed and Josef Wilson - Lazima ngizane

City: Dar es Salaam

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 8. Josef and Hadija, Lazima ngizane
0.7 MB 0:46 min

(in Kiswahili) Lazima ngizane, lazima ngizane, lazima ngizane kula maleshu lelingzana x2. Na Joseph amale shule, "aeeh, amale shule" aeeh, Na Hadija amale shule, "aeeh, amale shule" aeeh.

(in English) Everyone should complete their education!  this song is used to sing in choir with drum.

 

9. Hadija Muhammed and Josef Wilson - Aliyaa!

City: Dar es Salaam

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 9. Josef and Hadija, Aliyaa!
0.2 MB 0:11 min

(in Kiswahili) Mchaka x2 chinja, alimselema adija! x2

 

10. Singer: Elizabeth Mosquito

City: Dar es Salaam

Song: Mapela, mapela

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 10. Elizabeth Mosquito, Mapela
0.6 MB 0:37 min

children songs(in Kiswahili) Mapela, mapela, mama kapika ugali na kifaranga cha kuku. Tia hapa tia hapa eh eh eh! Kama hunitaki niambie eh eh eh! Nikae chini nilie eh eh eh! (solo) iye iyebaa (group) eh eh eh, makonde kabeba eh eh eh, kiyai cha mwana eh eh eh, tia hapa tia hapa.

(in English) Guava, guava, mama cooked ugali and small chick. Put here, put here! If you don't want me, tell me! So that I can sit down and cry. Makonde (person who belongs to the Makonde tribe) carrying a child's small egg. Put here, put here!

 

11. Saidi Chande - Lala mtoto

City: Dar es Salaam

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 11. Saidi Chande, Lala mtoto
0.9 MB 0:59 min

(in Kiswahili) Lala mtoto,  nitakuletea pipi, lala mtoto, lala mtoto, acha kulia, mama anarudi.

(in English) Sleep baby, I will give you sweet. Sleep baby, sleep baby, stop crying, your mom is coming back

 

12. Maulid - Watoto wana hakija kusema

City: Karatu

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 12. Maulid, Watoto wana hakija kusema mp3
1.7 MB 1:50 min

(in Kiswahili) Watoto wana hakija kusema na kusikilizwa wazazi tuwa tendee haki watoto wetu.

(in English) Children has a right to say and their parents can respect children rights.

 

13. Group of children - Namtaka nani

City: Moshi

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 13. Moshi children, Namtaka nani
0.8 MB 0:51 min

(In Kiswahili) Nawewe nani iyoyoyo? Na mimi Irene iyoyoyo. Wamtaka nani iyoyoyo? Namtaka rafika iyoyoyo.

Rafiki yako nani iyoyoyo? Namtaka nori iyoyo. Nawewe nori iyoyoyo. Rafiki yako iyoyoyo. Anakuita iyoyoyo

Mkadingi solo iyoyoyo. "Mbuta Mbuta na msodo. Aee namsondo. Nairobi, Nairobi. Sengesa waa!!" x2

 

(In English) And who are you... iyoyoyo?  And I am Irene iyoyoyo. Whom do you need iyoyoyo? I need my friend iyoyoyo.

 Who is your friend iyoyoy? I need Nori iyoyoyo.  Nori iyoyoyo. Your friend iyoyoyo. Needs you iyoyoyo. Mkadingi solo iyoyoyo

’’Mbuta Mbuta na msodo’’. Aee namsondo. Nairobi, Nairobi. Sengesa waa!! x2 

 

14. Group of children - Aiyolela

City: Moshi

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 14. Moshi children, Aiyolela
0.4 MB 0:29 min

(In Kiswahili) Aiyolela amba yolela yolela. Tunamuomba dada Flora. Aingie kiati ajirembe rembe

Ajikune kune adieze solo. Okota magunda peleka uganda. Yamepanda befi bei. Sukuma waa.

Tenatena waa. Supa mdundiko waa

 

15. Group of children - Nilikwenda msituni

City: Moshi

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 15. Moshi childen, Nilikwenda msituni mp3
0.5 MB 0:32 min

(In Kiswahili) Nilikwenda msituni aee aee. Kwenda kudiuma matunda aee aee. Tunda likaniponyoka aee aee

Likampiga rafiki aee aee. Rafika akafariki aee aee. Tunda tunda katikaa. Tunda tunda katikaa

Tunda tunda katikaa.

 

16. Simon Fredrik Simon - Mabata madogo dogo

City: Dar es Salaam

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 16. Simon Fredrik, Wanaogelea
0.5 MB 0:34 min

 

17. Unknown artist - Kinnunnuu

City: Dar es Salaam

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 17. Unknown woman, Kinnunnuu
0.3 MB 0:23 min

 

18. Donald and Dominick Samson

City: Musoma

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 18. Samson's boys
0.6 MB 0:42 min

 

19. Donald and Dominick Samson - Namtaka rafiki

City: Musoma

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 19. Samson's boys, Namtaka rafiki
0.6 MB 0:42 min

 

20. Saana Sana Band - Elizabeth, watoka wapi?

City: Dar es Salaam

Download Name Play Size Duration
download 20. Saana sana band, Elizabeth, watoka wapi mp3
0.5 MB 0:30 min

 

 

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