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A ram sam sam


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A ram tsam tsam
English version
A ram sam sam

Informazioni: 

"A Ram Sam Sam" is a native of Morocco nursery rhyme. This song spread throughout the world with slight pronunciation differences.

TEXT:

A ram sam sam, a ram sam sam
Guli guli guli guli guli ram sam sam
A ram sam sam, a ram sam sam
Guli guli guli guli guli ram sam sam
A rafiq, a rafiq
Guli guli guli guli guli ram sam sam
A rafiq, a rafiq
Guli guli guli guli guli ram sam sam

 

A ram sam sam has no meaning (sometimes it's used "a ram zam zam")
Guli should mean "tell me"
rafiq should mean "friend, companion"

EXECUTION:

Most movement used are: 

  • A ram sam sam: clap on thighs.
  • Guli guli:  spin hands clenched in front of the chest, as to wrap something.
  • A rafiq: make the gesture to sleep.
 
Repeat faster and faster, or alternately fast and slow. you can also sing in canon.
 
 

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Video with movement
This song is also used as a refrain in the song Tom Tom Club - Wordy Rappinghood
The Russian disco dance version

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