Philippine Geography (Song)

Philippine Geography is a delightful song by the hilarious Filipino singer Yoyoy Villame. It serves as a useful mnemonic for the many important cities, provinces and regions of the Philippines!

 SONG  LYRICS

Philippines has a great history, according to our geography
Manila is the capital city, docking point from the other country
Metro Manila, Quezon City, Caloocan, Pasay, Makati, Marikina, Pasig,
Zapote, Malabon, Las Piñas, Parañaque

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Mag-Exercise Tayo Tuwing Umaga

“Let’s Exercise Every Morning!” by Yoyoy Villame is a great song to get children moving in the morning!

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Yoyoy Villame

Born on November 18 in the year 1932, Yoyoy Villame was known as “The Philippine King of Novelty Songs.” He was a singer, composer, lyricist and arranger of unforgettably funny, educational Filipino songs.

Butsekik is the song most associated with Yoyoy Villame; it is all fun and no education.

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“Hayop na Combo” by Yoyoy Villame

Another one of Yoyoy Villame’s extraordinarily funny and witty songs.

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Magellan Song, Lyrics & Recoding

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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