Tuesday, May 28, 2024
 THIS IS PLEASING ENOUGH

 THIS IS PLEASING ENOUGH

Eyi Ma Dun To (A Yoruba Cultural Song)

 Eyi ma dun to o eee,

 Eyi ma dun to o eee;

 Eyi ma dun to o eee,

 Eyi ma dun to o eee.

 Eyi ma dun to ni ti gbajumo o –

 Aye ‘le ooo,

 Eyi ma dun to ni ti gbajumo o.

 Eni ba so pe ko dun to,

 Ko wa se’ti’e, ka w’oye o,

 Eyi ma dun to eee.

 (ENGLISH TRANSLATION BY DELE AJAJA)

 This is pleasing enough,

 This is pleasing enough;

 This is pleasing enough,

 This is pleasing enough.

 This is pleasing for the thoroughbred –

 Cultural way of life,

 This is pleasing for the thoroughbred.

 Whoever is not pleased,

 Should proffer an alternative, for us to see,

 This is pleasing enough.

IMAGE: A female ‘Talking Drum’ (Gangan) percussionist.

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