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Usi we na shaka  (in A)
USI All PartsSOWC
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USI LEAD SOWC
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USI SOPRANO SOWC
00:00 / 03:50
USI TENORSOWC
00:00 / 03:50
USI BASS SOWC
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USI ALTO SOWC
00:00 / 03:50

Usi We Na Shaka – Be Happy, No Worries!   By Faida Mike     Arr. E.M.

 

Intro:

Bass     Tu na o na na-a te na  (x3)   (Tenor and alto hums join in half way through)

    Tu na-a na-a- a te na  

 

Chorus 1:

(Bass repeat Intro pattern, with tenor, alto and soprano hums)

Lead:   Tu na o na, na te na, tu na o na, na te na-a-a

             Tu na o na, na te na-a-a, Usi we na shaka

Verse 1:

Lead:  Tu na o nara, o nara, o na na te na (with bass hums)

           Usi we na shaka (with bass)

 

           Ni sali mi-e, ni juwe, habari zako

           Usi we na shaka (with tenors)

 

           Ni kumba ti-ye, salamu, ni zuri sana (with sopranos. Alto and tenor echo)

           Usi we na shaka (with soprano, alto and tenor)

 

           Ni kumba ti-ye, salamu, ni zuri sana (with sopranos. Alto and tenor echo)

           Usi we na shaka (with soprano, alto and tenor; bass hums)

 

Chorus 2:

(Bass repeat intro pattern; tenors and altos echo the lead)

Lead:   Tu na o na, na te na, tu na o na, na te na-a-a

             Tu na o na, na te na-a-a, Usi we na shaka   (with sopranos)

Verse 2:

Lead:   It’s good to see you and greet you, after so much time (with bass hums)

            Usi we na shaka (with bass)

 

            I want to know, how are you? I hope you’ve been fine (with tenors)

            Usi we na shaka (with tenors)

 

           I want to hug you and hold you, let’s say hello (with sopranos)

           (Alto and tenor echo:)   I want to hug you and say hello

           Usi we na shaka (lead, soprano, alto, tenor)

 

            I want to hug you and hold you, let’s say hello (with sopranos; with bass hum)

            (Alto and tenor echo:)  I want to hug you and say hello

            Usi we na shaka  (all)

 

Chorus 3,4 and 5:

(Bass repeat intro pattern; tenors and altos echo the lead)

Lead:   Tu na o na, na te na, tu na o na, na te na-a-a

             Tu na o na, na te na-a-a, Usi we na shaka   (with sopranos)

 

Coda:

All:       Usi we na shaka!

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