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Babalu is the title of a Cuban song, written by Margarita Lecuona, the cousin of composers Ernestina and Ernesto Lecuona. The song title is either a reference to the Santería deity Babalu Aye or to Babalawo, the title of a Santería priest and diviner.

In the song's lyrics, the singer wonders aloud what to do with a statue of Babalú Ayé, now that a Santería rite had been invoked by others. He suggests that seventeen candles be lit up, in… read more

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  • Avatar for Bolters
    What a great show!!!!!!! Good track!!!
  • Avatar for PsychoDad149
    I first read this as part of a story in the old Weekly World News, but this much really is true: "Babalu" is a sort of Cuban voodoo hymn to a god of that name! Or more is telling about performing a ritual to Babalu --- look it up on Wikipedia.
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    High Quality music.

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