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Salamu Maria (March 25 or August 15)

Salamu Maria, ee mama (Hail Mary, Oh mother)

Tune: [Salamu Maria, ee mama]
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 Salamu Maria, ee mama,
Salamu, salamu Maria, Maria;
(Hail Mary, Oh mother,
Hail, hail Mary, Mary;)

2 Umejaa neema, ee mama.
Salamu, salamu Maria, Maria.
(Full of grace oh mother,
Hail, hail Mary, Mary.)

Source: Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #51

Text Information

First Line: Salamu Maria, ee mama (Hail Mary, Oh mother)
Title: Salamu Maria (March 25 or August 15)
Source: African Folk Hymn
Language: African; English


Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

Lift Every Voice and Sing II #51

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