Saturday, January 10, 2015

The Tong Tong Pakitong Song

My Wife's Papa used to sing this song to her in Bisaya, (Cebuano), when she was a little girl in Mindanao, Philippines.

Here is a Bisaya, (Cebuano), version of The Crab Song: .  Another Bisaya version, this time a boy accompanying himself on ukulele: .

My wife insists that the Bisaya version is "the original", (of course!), but if you prefer Tagalog, here is a different version in that dialect: .

Yet another Tagalog version, with commentary: .

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