Saturday, January 26, 2008

Filipinos Sing To The World (Series # 2)

Tell Me- Composed by Louie Ocampo Sung by Joey Albert (1980s) Philippines

Anak - Sung and Composed by Freddie Aguilar (1970s) Philippines

Posted by Mel Avila Alarilla
Original Filipino Music/YouTube


Cinderella. said...

You've been tagged..!

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Cinderella,
I'm really sorry but I don't do tags, memes and awards. I have my own reasons for blogging and I don't want to miss out on anybody I will not tag or give an award to. I treat everybody with the same attention and respect and I don't want to offend anybody. I hope you understand and we can still be friends. Thanks for your visit and your comment. God bless you and your family always.

Elween said...

i like the first song sung by Joey Albert. love it :)

Maddy said...

aha! there you are. I don't know if you've noticed but when you leave a comment on my blog for some reason it doesn't leave your URL behind - that's something that you might want to look into as it makes it hard for people to find you.

Anjuli said...

hey u've got a sweet family and ur kids are really really cute :-)

Noushy Syah said...

Thanks for sharing Mel.Both songs are lovely.The 'Anak' is so sweet and brings 'parents-kids' relationship so meaningful.

Have a gr8 w/end and may you and family always be blessed.Keep smiling.

p/s Mel..the answer for the question 'who am I' is HABIT.I was almost think the answer is subconscious mind as well...

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Elween,
Thanks for dropping by and for your comment. Tell Me was sung by Joey Albert and composed by her former boyfriend- Louie Ocampo. They shared one of the greatest tandem in Pilipino music during the time of their collaboration. I hope you are doing well in your new teaching job. God bless you and your family always.

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Maddy,
Thanks for your visit and for your comments too. I'll check it out since this is the fist time I ever heard that complaint. Anyway, thanks for pointing that out to me. God bless you and your family as well as your wonderful ministry to autistic children.

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Anjuli,
Thanks for your visit and your wonderful comments too. I really appreciate that. I hope your relationship with your own parents are alright now. I will be praying for you and your family. God bless you and your family always.

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Noushy,
Thanks for your visit and for your wonderful comments as well. Anak was probably one of the first truly international Filino hit song in the international market. I've heard that there were many translated version of that song. It speaks of parents and son relationship. So the answer to your poser was habit. Well, I tried to guess it. Thanks again. God bless you and your family always. Your friendship is truly refreshing my dear friend.

Mississippi Songbird said...

Thanks for sharing.. WonderfuL!

My Daily Thought said...

"Tell Me"- my all time favorite.... very nice of you to share these..

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Mississippi Songbird,
Thanks for appreciating them. God bless you and your family always.

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Tey,
Tell Me is also one of my all time favorites. I never get tired singing it at videokes. He, he, he, Even if my voice croaks like a frog. He, he, he, lol* Thanks for appreciating it. God bless you and your family always.

s.H.a.S.h.I said...

hey mel..
nice songs.. heard them for the first time... how uve been.

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Shashi,
Thanks for your visit and for your concern. I'm alright and doing very well. I have visited your blog but I can't seem to make a comment because you made it a little bit complicated to make a comment. I hope you will just simplify the process of commenting with your post. Thanks again. God bless you and your family always.

krystyna said...

Love this song (2).
I found English version:

When you were born into this world
Your mom and dad saw a dream fulfilled
Dream come true
The answer to their prayers

You were to them a special child
Gave 'em joy every time you smiled
Each time you cried
They're at your side to care

Child, you don't know
You'll never know how far they'd go
To give you all their love can give
To see you through and God it's true
They'd die for you, if they must, to see you here

How many seasons came and went
So many years have now been spent
For time ran fast
And now at last you're strong

Now what has gotten over you
You seem to hate your parents too
Do speak out your mind
Why do you find them wrong

And now your path has gone astray
Child you ain't sure what to do or say
You're so alone
No friends are on your side

And child you now break down in tears
Let them drive away your fears
Where must you go
Their arms stay open wide

Thanks for this wonderful song.

I'll be listening first song.

krystyna said...

Thanks Mel for posting this sad, but beautiful song "Tell me".

I have always wonderful time when I'm here.

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Krystyna,
The first song was the English version of the song Anak. It was very popular and was translated into several languages. The second song was very popular in the Philippines although it was not released internationally. Filipinos are very good at singing. It is second nature for Filipinos to sing. Thanks for your visit. God bless you and your family always.

Sheilalu said...

Thanks for sharing the song "Anak". I really like that song because it is very meaningful. It is very true...

Thanks again for visiting my page. I do live in an elevated area. Am so lucky to have found this place. I didnt look for this place and I didnt ask God for this. But as always He seems to know what my heart desires. I am so happy I live here...

"Today, if you hear His voice, do not harden your hearts" (Hebrews 4:7b)


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