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This simple song of unknown origin celebrates "belle mama"--beautiful mother earth. You can sing it in 3-part harmony, or in a round of up to 8 parts.

Belle Mama does not have an agreed upon origin. Some say it comes from the Torres Straits near Australia. Another possible origin is that it is a song in Swahili: “M’bele Mama” meaning Long time ago, Mama. You can sing this in a round of from 3-8 parts.


Belle mama
Belle mama eh
Belle mama
Belle mama eh
Belle mama
Belle mama
Belle mama
Belle mama
Belle mama
Belle mama eh


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Video Credit: notesenstock

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