Rorogwela Lullaby Malaita Solomon Islands

Submitted by Alan West on

April 22, 2014

This type of lullaby is often sung not by the mother but by the child's elder sister.  The words refer to such a situation: the elder sister asks the baby not to cry because its parents are dead and there is no one else to hear it.  This lullaby was used by the group Deep Forest in a mashup.


Country: Solomon Islands