Some are at work(Health workers, media, government) and some are in pains hopeful for recovery from Coronavirus.
As the day progresses, many of us are looking for activities to soothe our souls and heal our world.
Anaedoonline.com will take you on a musical journey of beautiful Igbo high life songs and oldies that has been a source of inner peace and tranquility for many people. Enjoy these beautiful collections of songs and stories- Egwu anyi ji ako akuko anyi;
Ochuba Aku by Chief Morocco Maduka: Ochuba Aku is a lyrical song which is embedded with story and lessons. It has a melodious appeal that will move you to dance in so many gentle steps. This highlife piece is one of peace and nothing like the modern loud song. Ochuba Aku bu egwu Udo.
Like the previous song, it tells a story and makes melodious tune that makes you move your body. Part of the chor us reads “Ebiri o ebiri ka mbiri, onye azo na uwa azo, uwa ga bata onye o bula”- ngwa translate for your neighbour. Watch here: https://youtu.be/b2y2bTWg-Ko
Ekwe is an Igbo traditional musical instrument, it is a drum made from a tree trunk. The line “Ejim gi ugwo, Ekwe Ejim gi ugwo” is the high point of this song. Listen to it and enjoy the rhythm. Watch here: https://youtu.be/9_Vu19wiDC0
This song has very few lyrics and more tunes, each line showed gratitude to people the musician wanted to appreciate the likes of Larry Moore, Unicorn Studios in Connecticut, etc. “Mma Mma oooooo” was a repeated phrase in the song which means thank you. Watch Here: https://youtu.be/enD2mqDjxjw
Ihe Oma By Oriental Brothers: “Onwere Onye Ihe oma oso”-there is no one who does not like something good.
This song has very good lyrics that went on to talk about the good things of life which anyone would want to possess. This song also puts you in a dancing mood in the old school way. Watch here: https://youtu.be/1XK0cSOBS2I
You can also listen to other legendary songs like “Because of English by Bright Chimezie”(https://youtu.be/K7mpvF5sTrA), “Unu Egbunam by Chijioke Mbanefo (https://youtu.be/TRoNrxXNaRo) and many other songs.
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