These are the lyrics to the funny Magellan song of Filipino singer Yoyoy Villame about one of the most famous events in Philippine history: the discovery of the Philippine islands by Ferdinand Magellan and his subsequent death at the hands of local chieftain Lapu-Lapu.
What makes it funny is the broken English lyrics, but the story is as close to the actual events as most Filipinos know.
MAGELLAN SONG LYRICS
On March 16, 1521
When Philippines was discovered by Magellan
They were sailing day and night across the big ocean
Until they saw a small Limasawa island
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A very funny Tagalog version of “Low” originally by Flo Rida featuring T-Pain.
Click here for the Tagalog lyrics & English glossary!
There are various Tagalog versions for this song’s English lyrics.
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Theme song of the Eat Bulaga lunchtime TV show from 1979 to 2003.
Mula Aparri hanggang Jolo
Saan ka man ay halina tayo
Isang libo at isang tuwa
Buong bansa… Eat Bulaga!
From Aparri to Jolo
Wherever you are, let’s go
One thousand and one laughs
The whole country… Eat Bulaga!
Translated by Coke for a Superbowl commercial
ORIGINAL ENGLISH LYRICS
O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
For purple mountains’ majesty
Above the fruited plain!
God shed his grace on thee
COCA-COLA’S TAGALOG LYRICS
O kay ganda, langit mo’y bughaw
Makulay mong palay
Matayog na kabundukan
Sa ibabaw ng mga prutas
America, America, pinagpala ka ng Diyos.
Biyaya mo’y hinahandog sa sandaigdigan.
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