(My heart's desire comes to my lips as a prayer)
(There Was a Thirsty Crow)
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Articles about the music, culture and traditions of Pakistan and more.
Archimusic on YouTube has 25 lovely videos of people in Africa singing lullabies from their childhood. They’re not accompanied by the lyrics. But they’re beautiful all the same! Check it out! -Mama Lisa [...]
We’ve added Guam to Mama Lisa’s World! Guam is an island located in the North Pacific Ocean. The native Chamorro name for the island is "Guahan", which means "we have" or "ours". It comes from the idea that they have everything they need. The official [...]
We recently released our Kids Songs around the World downloadable book! It includes 100 songs from across the globe in their original languages and with English translations. I made a Spotify Mama Lisa’s Book of Kids Songs around the World Playlist to accompany the book. It includes 73 [...]
123 Andrés shared a fun, sweet Spanish vowel song with us called Dame una A (Give me an A). This song is inspired by the upbeat sounds and instruments of the Brazilian samba! You can watch Andrés video of the song below, then read along with the Spanish lyrics, followed by an English [...]
We’re proud to announce the launch of our Kids Songs around the World downloadable book! It includes 100 songs from across the globe in their original languages and with English translations. Many include sheet music, illustrations and links to where you can hear the songs or watch a [...]
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New From Mama Lisa
Our new book, Kid Songs Around the World, features 100 beloved songs and rhymes from all parts of the globe. Each includes the full text in the original language, with an English translation. Most also include sheet music.Order Here!