Jonathan Doolan and the Areyonga Band EP Lyrics

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Released as a part of the Therrka Endangered Languages Music Series

Lyrics for Jonathan Doolan and the Areyonga Band EP

 

 

Language: Pitjantjatjara

 

 

 

All my People

 

VERSE 1:
I was sitting, watching

Where my older people?

They not here any more

I was walking on the street

Make me so lonely

In this place, Areyonga

Oh oh oh,  Oooh oooh oooh, Oooh oooh oooh, Hey

 

VERSE 2:
Nyinarana nyangangi
(I was sitting, watching)

Yaaltjiringu walytja tjuta?
(Where are the older people?)

Tjanaya wiya ngaranyi              
(They’re not here any more)

Ngayuluna para ngarangi        
(I was walking around)

Watjilpa kutju
(Feeling so lonely)

Ngura nyangangka, Utjula
(In this place, Utju)

Oh oh oh, Oooh oooh oooh, Oooh oooh oooh, hey hey

Come on

 

CHORUS:
Come on, come on

Dance to the Reggae music

Areyonga Reggae music

Come on, come on

Dance to the Reggae Music

Areyonga Reggae music

 

VERSE:
You can dance

You can dance, on and on

You can dance

You can dance, on and on

Areyonga Reggae music

 

CHORUS

 

VERSE 2:
You can dance,

You can dance, all night long

You can dance

You can dance, on and on

Areyonga Reggae music

 

VERSE 2 – REPEAT

 

CHORUS

 

VERSE 3:
You can dance

You can dance, on and on

You can dance

You can dance, all night long

Areyonga Reggae music

 

VERSE 3

 

CHORUS

 

VERSE 3

 

OUTRO:
Areyonga Reggae music

Areyonga 

Kapi
(Water)

 

VERSE 1:

Nyinarana nyangangi wilurara kutu
(I was looking towards the west)

Ka kapingku puyiningi             
(and the rain was pouring down)

Ngura nyangatja
(on this place here)

Utjunya   
(Areyonga)

Ka anangu tjutangku                
(Everybody)

Nyangu
(watched)

Karungka ukalinganyi               
(the creek flowing)

Ka tjitji tjuta
(The children)

Kapingka tjarpangi karungka  
(were splashing in the water in the creek)

 

CHORUS:

Kapingku puyiningi
(Rain was pouring down)

Kapingku puyiningi
(Rain was pouring down)

 

VERSE 1

 

CHORUS X2

 

VERSE 1

 

CHORUS X 2

Lonely Girl

 

VERSE 1:
One lonely girl

She is walking on the street

She is looking for, for his love

One lonely girl

She is back in, at his home

She is by her own

So lonely

 

CHORUS:

Lonely girl, one lonely girl

Lonely girl, one lonely girl

Ooh ooh, oh, yeah

Ooh ooh, yeah, yeah

 

VERSE 1

 

CHORUS

 

VERSE 1

 

CHORUS

 

We are Areyonga Band

 

 

VERSE 1:
We are yeah

Singing this song

And from Areyonga Band

Yeah, yeah, yeah

Areyonga Band

Yeah, yeah

 

VERSE 2:

We are yeah

Singing this song

And from Areyonga Band

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

Areyonga Band

Yeah, yeah

 

VERSE 3:

We are yeah

Singing this song

And from Areyonga Band

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

Areyonga Band

Yeah, yeah

 

VERSE 4:

We are yeah

Singing this song

And from Areyonga Band

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

Areyonga Band

Yeah, yeah, yeah

 
 

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