Congo Bara (Kalinda)


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CONGO BARA
Digital archive of Decca 78 RPM single 17257 A;
Congo Bara - by Keskidee Trio (Raymond Quevedo [Atilla], Egbert Moore [Lord Beginner] and Neville Marcano [The Tiger])
Accompanied by Gerald Clark And His Caribbean Serenaders
℗1935 Decca Records, Inc.

Prisonniers levez, mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara
Mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara
Mettez lumiere bay Congo se lewa
Prisonniers levez, mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara

Mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara
Congo Bara ------ pour moi

Prisonniers levez, mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara

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Samedi, Mardi ------------------------

Prisonniers levez, mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara

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------------------------------ pour moi.

Prisonniers levez, mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara.

Mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara
Judge and jury goin' try me for murder.

Prisonniers levez, mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara.

The Greyhound sorti a Tunapun
Congo bay yo pa te yo devirey.

Prisonniers levez, mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara.

Mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara
Lundi, Mardi -------------------------------------

Prisonniers levez, mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara.

Congo Bara, Congo lawa
Congo --------------------

Prisonniers levez, mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara.

Mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara
Mettez lumiere sorti -------------------

Prisonniers levez, mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara.

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------------------------------ America.

Prisonniers levez, mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara.

Mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara
Mettez lumiere bay se lewa la

Prisonniers levez, mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara

Congo Bara -------------------------------------
Congo Bara ------------------------- dangereux.

Prisonniers levez, mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara.

Mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara
Mettez lumiere bay Bara oh.

Prisonniers levez, mettez lumiere bay Congo Bara.

Source: The lyrics posted on this blog are transcribed directly from performances. Although it is my intention to faithfully transcribe I do not get all the words and I have a knack for hearing the wrong thing. Please feel free to correct me or to fill in the words that I miss by dropping me a message via e-mail. I'd be forever grateful. Thanks in advance! .............................................................................................  

"Patria est communis omnium parens" - Our native land is the common parent of us all. Keep it beautiful, make it even more so.

Blessed is all of creation
Blessed be my beautiful people
Blessed be the day of our awakening
Blessed is my country
Blessed are her patient hills.

Mweh ka allay!
Guanaguanare

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