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Mighty Joe Young soundtrack


Mighty Joe Young (1998)
 
Product detail
Format: CD
UPC: 72061621722
Label: Hollywood
Label number: HR 62172
Running time: 72m58s
Shipping date: December 8th, 1998
Original score by James Horner
 
Product availability
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Album Tracklist
1. Sacred Guardian Of The Mountain [3:57]
2. Poachers [7:52]
3. Attempted Capture [6:00]
4. The Trees [6:04]
5. Our Last Chance/A New World [3:48]
...see complete tracklist
Soundtrack Q & A
Q: I am trying to find the name of the lullaby song, the words and music, to teach my grand daughter... as she fell in love with the movie. (from Susan in Australia)
A: Most correct version of the lyrics w/ translation
Swahili:

kuimba wimbo wa upepo Wa kati una jiwa na
kuimba wimbo wa upepo Wa kati ndoto tamu
Lala mpaka Usiku wisha
Upepo wa usiku wimbo wako na
Wimbo wangu inaendelea
Upepo wa usiku wimbo wako na

English: 

The wind sings a song of a dove and
The wind sings a song of sweet dreams
Sleep now until the night
Wind of the night and your song
My Song continues
Wind of the night and your song
(thanks to Chells, Tulsa, OKadd more info

Q: I can't seem to get the lullaby from this movie out of my mind. I was trying to find a recording of the song sung by Charlize Theron's character Jill Young. Do you know if a track was ever released with Charlize singing the lullaby? (from Stephanie in elizabethtown, ky)
A: The only recording you can find Charlize Theron singing the song is audio cut out from the movie and uploaded to any music download site. (thanks to Jessica, Averill Park New York USAadd more info

Q: I have been trying to find out the name of the very last song at the end of the film as the credits are going by. What is it? (from wayno in england,derbyshire)
A: "Windsong" by James Horner (thanks to Danny Carter, Denton, Manchesteradd more info
A: It's called the Dedication and Windsong. (thanks to pam, usaadd more info

Q: What language is "Windsong" sung in? (from corzi in england)
A: Swahili (thanks to rooney, Lake Oswego, Oregon, United Statesadd more info

Q: This soundtrack is really amazing. Can you tell me, who is the group or choir singing the song at the end of the film? Are those african spirituals or something? (from Viljar in Estland)
A: They are Swahili. (thanks to Shumi, Kenyaadd more info

Q: Is the song playing when the ferris wheel is burning down actually called "The Burning Ferris Wheel"? (from tara in Canada)
A: If you mean after the fire, the song has no name - it's just the sound in the background. (thanks to Maria Diaz , Nebraska City, Nebraskaadd more info

Q: What is the song the African tribe is singing at the mother's funeral? (from Tyler in Rehoboth, MA USA)
A: "Windsong" (thanks to AJ, St. Paul, MN, USadd more info

Q: What is the translation of the sacred guardian - is it "ingi samo"? (from maacushla in ireland)
A: Not really. The saying is: "N'Gai Zamu - The Sacred Guardian Of the Mountains has returned to protect the mountains" (thanks to Maria Diaz , Nebraska City, Nebraskaadd more info

Q: Is "Windsong" the lullaby that Jane sings to Joe? (from Teresa in bell co.)
A: Yes it was. (thanks to AJ, St. Paul, MN, USadd more info

Q: Who wrote the "Wind Song"? Is it a traditional African lullaby? (from AJ in St. Paul, MN, US)
A: James Horner and Will Jennings wrote it, and they are not Africans. (thanks to MrJoltadd more info

Q: There was a song in one of the trailers to this movie with the African Choir singing, but it seemed to never be released. It was also in one of the TimeLife commercials some years ago. I cannot remember the name of this song for anything and I searched the internet inside and out for it. Does anyone know what this song could possibly be? (from Escalade in Nassau, Bahamas)
A: It's the same song, the lullaby song. (thanks to Maria Diaz , Nebraska City, Nebraskaadd more info
A: Adiemus (thanks to J, USAadd more info

Q: What is the whole song in English? (from Maria Diaz  in Nebraska City, Nebraska)
A: The wind sings a song of a dove and the wind sings a song of sweet dreams sleep now until the night wind of the night and your song my song continues wind of the night and your song (thanks to Bee, south africaadd more info

Q: What is the meaning of the song? Not the translation but the meaning?
...from Schell in USA (answer Schell's question)


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