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"Bongo Bong" is the first solo single by Manu Chao from his first album, Clandestino. It is his most successful and recognisable song—a remake of Mano Negra's song, "King of Bongo" (1991), which has its roots from a 1939 recording of "King of the Bongo Bong" by the trumpeter, Roy Eldridge. It also uses the background music from Black Uhuru's song "Bull ina di Pen" from their "Anthem" album. It is part of a medley with… read more

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  • Avatar for blueskyfrank
    Love it...
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    ЗдОрово, я и забыл об этой замечательной песне :)
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    Love it. :-) I'm the King of Bongo Bongo. Baby.
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    Smoke it don t walk on it.King of the Bong :-)
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    Классный трэк... Столько воспиминаний ...
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    Je ne t'aime plus mon amour... Je ne t´aime plus tous les jours...
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    Never get tired of this classic ♥


Mama was queen of the mambo, papa was king of the Congo
Deep down in the jungle, I started bangin' my first bongo
Every monkey'd like to be in my place instead of me
'Cause I'm the king of bongo, baby, I'm the king of bongo bong

Manu Chao - Bongo Bong Lyrics



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