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Si Felimon, Si Felimon [Si Pilemon]

1982

Arranger: Boy Palacio
Performer: Yoyoy Villame
Album: Da Da Da (Tsismis) / Si Felimon, Si Felimon [Single]
Notes: Folk Song
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Key / Mode: G major
Genre: Songs of Humor
Form: Foxtrot
About the Song: An inspiration to fisherfolk and sung during their nightly venture into the sea, this traditional Visayan fishing song is widely popular in Luzon and Mindanao as well. It is about the exploits of Pilemon, a fisherman who sets forth to fish in the sea. (From the CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, v. 6, p. 265-266)
Cultural Community: Visayan