Maalaala Mo Kaya (Song)

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Dungawin Mo, Hirang

In this song, the man is asking the woman to at least give him a glance. The song’s composer is Santiago S. Suarez and the singer heard below is Ruben Tagalog.

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O ILAW (Aking Bituin)

The title of this Tagalog folk song is Aking Bituin (My Star) but it is more popularly known by its first line: O, Ilaw (Oh, Light).

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Umbrella (Tagalog cover version)

This is the Tagalog cover version of Rihanna’s “Umbrella” (Payong).

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Harana, the Filipino Serenade

picture of harana

Haranahin mo siya.
Serenade her.

Haharanahin kita.
I will serenade you.

A harana is a traditional Filipino serenade. The man is accompanied by his friends who back him up both vocally and psychologically. At first, the woman’s window is closed. The man calls out to her and if she’s interested, she’ll open her window.

In the mp3 clip above, you can hear Dungawin Mo, Hirang.

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Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin

Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin is a very popular love song in the Philippines. It is also the title of a TV soap opera in the Philippines.

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Di Na Natuto

Di Na Natuto is a cute Tagalog love song made famous by Filipino singer Gary Valenciano. The man in the song says he never learns. He knows the woman is just teasing him, but he can’t help being enchanted by her.

ORIGINAL TAGALOG SONG LYRICS

Nand’yan ka na naman
tinutukso-tukso ang aking puso
Ilang ulit na bang iniiwasan ka
‘Di na natuto

Sulyap ng ‘yong mata
Laging nadarama kahit malayo
Nahihirapan na, lalapit-lapit pa
‘Di na natuto

Isang ngiti mo lang at ako’y napapaamo
Yakapin mong minsan ay muling magbabalik sa’yo
na walang kalaban-laban
ang puso ko’y tanging iyo lamang

O ‘eto na naman
Laging nananabik ang aking puso
Muling bumabalik sa ‘yong mga halik
‘Di na natuto

Isang ngiti mo lang at ako’y napapaamo
Yakapin mong minsan ay muling magbabalik sa’yo
na walang kalaban-laban
ang puso ko’y tanging iyo lamang…

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