Lily Sings

Bill and Karen Rudge’s granddaughter, Lily Smith, was the featured singer in the song “Bonse Aba,” arranged by Andrew Fischer, at her high school’s Christmas concert. Here is a video of the performance followed by the lyrics with the English translation.

Lily Smith sings at her high school concert.

Bonse Aba
Traditional Zambian folksong
Bonse aba mu pokelela
Bali pele maka
Akuba bana (Repeat)
Kuba Bana (Repeat)
Kuba Bana
Bakwa Lesa.

Loosely translated in English:

All people who accept
His authority
Are his children
Are children
Are children
In the power of God.

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