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'Ie Lavalava
Written by Traditional   

'Ie Lavalava

Guitar key of C

C                           G
'Ie lavalava teuteu fa'asamoa,

C
e sulu le siapo e ma'eu, e ma'eu le manaia;

G
ia la'u penina ma la'u pa'aga 'ua malie o,

C
sau ia 'ua 'ou le toe fai loto;

G
'o le'a seu lo'u va'a e malolo,

C
lafo ia le taula 'i fanua 'ua leva le po.

G
'Ia fa'atalaia, 'ia fa'atalatala,

C
'aumai se tala mai le ualesi e;

G
e 'ua fo'i mai lau malaga,

C G C
sa 'e ta'amilo 'ia Samoa.
 
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