Lyrics - Yoruba

(Folk song from Nigeria)

Akiwowo Oloko Ile
Akiwowo Oloko Ile
Jowo Gbe Mi Dele
Jowo Gbe Mi Dele
Ile Baba Re
Akiwowo Oloko Ile

Ose O!
Oloko Ile
Ose O!
Oloko Ile
Ose O!
Oloko Ile
Ose O!
Oloko Ile

Akiwowo Oloko Ile
Akiwowo Oloko Ile
Jowo Gbe Mi Dele
Jowo Gbe Mi Dele
Ile Baba Re
Akiwowo Oloko Ile

English Translation - Chant of the Trainman

Akiwowo conductor of the train
Akiwowo conductor of the train
Please take me home
Please take me home
To my father’s house
Akiwowo conductor of the train

See also

YouTube

  • Song with chords (PDF)
  • MIDI file
  • Listen to the song

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