Bellydance Songs

It's all about the music! Learn about classic songs, find your favorite version for dancing, discover composers and singers, and more. (This info was previously located at BellydanceDownloads.com.)

Where to find song Lyrics and Translations

Composers You Should Know

Baligh Hamdi - Alf Leyla wa Leyla, Baeed Anak, El Hob Kolloh, El Toba, Gana el Hawa, Hakam Aleina el Hawa, Khusara Khusara, Mawood, Sawah, Yana Yana, Zay el Hawa (song list)

Mohamed Abdel Wahab - Aziza, Bint El Balad, Enta Omri, Fakarouni, Laylet Hob, Min Gher Leh, Nebtidi Mnain El Hikaya, Zeina (song list)

Sayed Darwish - El Helwa Di, Ya Mahla Nourha (doesn't have as many songs that dancers use now, but is recognized as the father of Egyptian popular music)


The Singers Who Brought the Songs to Life


Oum Kalthoum: 'The Lady' of Cairo - Al-Atlal, Alf Leyla wa Leyla, Amal Hayati, Ana Fi Entezarak, Baaed Anak, Daret el Ayam, Enta Omri, Fakarouni, Hakam Aleina el Hawa, Lessa Faker, Leylet Hob (song list)

Abdel Halim Hafez - Ahwak, Ala Hesb Wedad, Bahlam Beek, Gana El Hawa, Khusara, Kariat Al Fengan, Mawood, Nebtedi Menien El Hikaya, Sawah, Zay El Hawa (song list)

Fairuz: Lebanon's Voice of Hope - Al bint el chalabiya, Nassam Alayna Al Hawa, Shaati ya Denyi, Talat Ya Maala Nourha (song list)

Farid El Atrache - Echtaktellak, Gamil Gamal, Hebbina Hebbina, Ma Alli We Oltelou, Ooolooloo, Ya Habaybi Ya Ghaybin (song list)

Warda - Batwannis Beek, El Oyoun Essoud, Harramt Ahebbak, Lola El Malama, Tab Wana Maly (song list)

 


Classic Songs with Info on Versions Available