Reuma Abas – Wa’ana Fda Leumi – 1980

Fortuna Records is doing an amazing job giving a new life to forgotten Middle Eastern sounds. in 2017, they unveiled a compilation of “Yemenite Funk” songs which contains this pearl. “Wa’ana Fda Leumi” is a musical journey into the beauty of Yemenite poetry. It is a daughter-in-law love song traditionally sung in a daughter’s henna ceremony, prior to her marriage. In the song, she praises her mother’s devotion, raising her love and concern for all her shortcomings.

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