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Guédé sans limite [Gede san limit]

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Geronimo Records
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  • Caribbean Area
  • Haitian Creole
  • Vodou
  • The Lwa Gede ( Lcsh )

Abstract

1 Benjamin Hebblethwaite, Myrlande Denis and Tahiri Jean-Baptiste Gede San Limit Transcribed and translated by Benjamin Hebblethwaite, Myrlande Denis and Tahiri Jean-Baptiste 2 Benjamin Hebblethwaite, Myrlande Denis and Tahiri Jean-Baptiste Gede San Limit Transcribed and translated by Benjamin Hebblethwaite, Myrlande Denis and Tahiri Jean-Baptiste 1a. Gede popouri Kwa!—Kwa! Kwa Senbo—Kwa! Kwa lakwa—Kwa! Kwa dèyè kwa—Kwa! O, Kwa—m ap prale. Simityè di m konsa yo pa bezwen m ankò. Sa k fè yo pa bezwen mwen, paske mwen malere. Lè yo bezwen m, yo rele m, papa. Lè yo pa bezwen mwen, yo rele m tafya. Simityè di m konsa, yo pa bezwen m ankò, sa k fè yo pa bezwen mwen—pase mwen malere. O, kwa Senbo, kite m ale o! —Kwa! 1b. Ede m rele, kat pwen voye di yo konsa, ede m rele. —Kwa! Ede m rele, kat pwen voye di yo konsa, ede l kriye. N ap monte wo, wo, wo. N ap desann ba, ba, ba. Ede m priye! 1c. O lafanmi Gede Nibo mache sanble o. —Kwa! O lafanmi papa Gede mache sanble o. Avèk twa santim sila, fò m wè longè yo. Avèk senk santim sila —n a wè longè yo. 1d. O chay la lou. —Kwa! O, chay la lou a, li lou a—pase kò mwen. —O, Gede Nibo, lwa mwen! Ede l pote, men l tounen yon bèt chay o. Ede m pote, men m tounen yon bèt chay o. 1a. Gede potpourri Cross!—Cross! Senbo’s cross—Cross! Cross, the cross—Cross! Cross behind cross—Cross! Oh Cross—I’m going. Simityè told me that they don’t need me anymore. The reason they don’t need me, because I’m poor. When they need me, they call me, papa. When they don’t need me, they call me boozer. Simityè told me that they don’t need me anymore, The reason they don’t need me—because I’m poor. Oh, Senbo’s cross, oh let me go! —Cross! 1.b Help me yell, four pwen sent to tell them, help me yell. —Cross! Help me yell, four pwen sent to tell them, help him cry. We’ll climb high, high, high. We’ll go down low, low, low. Help me pra

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