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YOYOY VILLAME: A Tribute by Gwatsinanggo YOYOY VILLAME: A Tribute by Gwatsinanggo
Who would ever forget the song, "chong koi la tsi di di kong kong na a butse kik ik ik ik"... I'll miss this guy.

I took this from the Inquirer news article:

Novelty singer and comedian Roman “Yoyoy” Villame died Friday afternoon of an apparent heart attack, some five hours after being rushed to the Las Piñas Medical Center complaining of chest pains, hospital staff and family members said.

Born in 1938, Villame was a former jeepney (minibus) and bus driver from the island province of Bohol and is best known for his comedic antics, as well as his Tagalog and Visayan novelty songs.

One of his songs, the popular “Mag-exercise Tayo,” hit the charts in 1977. He also composed the cutesy tongue twister "Butse Kik."

His first recording entitled Magellan (1972), “was the beginning of a long span of albums and recordings of Yoyoy’s humorous yet politically relevant songs in Visayan, Tagalog and English that was uniquely his own style,” said the Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-aawit in its Online Registry of Filipino Musical Artists.

Dubbed "The Novelty King," Villame recorded more than 40 albums in his career as a singer.
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:iconwuzzuheckle:
wuzzuheckle Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2008
"What is Iran? Iran ng taktakbo." A line from one of his songs. He was a very funny Visaya.
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:iconpablo87:
pablo87 Featured By Owner May 29, 2007  Student Traditional Artist
level up!

he's still alive in our song filled hearts...
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:icongwatsinanggo:
Gwatsinanggo Featured By Owner May 30, 2007
...lagi...well said bay
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:iconpablo87:
pablo87 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2007  Student Traditional Artist
yeyz...
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:iconredeyedangel:
redeyedangel Featured By Owner May 26, 2007
hehehe cute si yoyoy d2..i'll miss his songs..
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:icongwatsinanggo:
Gwatsinanggo Featured By Owner May 28, 2007
lagi.
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:iconsixniner:
sixniner Featured By Owner May 24, 2007   Writer
ah. sayang naman...
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:iconznas:
znas Featured By Owner May 24, 2007
Nice drawin!
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:icongwatsinanggo:
Gwatsinanggo Featured By Owner May 26, 2007
ty
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:iconsquall95:
squall95 Featured By Owner May 24, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
RIP yoyoy villame
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