This song is spelled "Tue Tue Barima" or "Due Due Barima". The pronunciation is "doo-way doo-way".

Tue Tue Barima - Ghanaian Children's Songs - Ghana - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Notes

Mawuli wrote: "My dear, I am a Ghanaian from the EWE tribe of Ghana and your request is an ASHANTI language which l speak very well." Ashanti is also called Twi.

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Tue Tue Barima

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Mawuli for contributing and translating this song.

Many thanks to Gracie Gralike for the illustration.

Medaase!