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"Rossignol" by Lionel Loueke

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Virgin Forest
Lionel Loueke
ObliqSound
2007

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This beautiful song, sung by Lionel Loueke with Gretchen Parlato, guitar by Lionel Loueke, Massimo Biolcati on bass and Cyro Baptista on percussion, is "Rossignol", or Nightingale, and was written by Lionel Loueke.

The lyrics, in English, mean:
God has blessed you with this voice
If a Man gave you this voice, he would take it back
A sound so beautiful
Even the birds above wish to sing like you
God has blessed you with this voice
You are a nightingale, my sweet.

Track Listing

Prelude to Rossignol; Rossignol; Prelude to Vivi; Vivi; Kponnon Kp

Personnel

Lionel Loueke: vocals, guitars, percussion; Herbie Hancock: piano (9, 16); Cyro Baptista: percussion (2, 4, 6, 10, 12, 13); Gretchen Parlato: vocals (2, 4, 5, 12, 18); Gr

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Date featured

April 4, 2007

This track appears by permission of the contributing artist and/or record company.
It is for personal use only; no other rights are granted or implied.

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Upcoming Shows

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Jan30Wed
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London, UK
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