Djobi Djoba

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"Djobi, Djoba"
Djobi Djoba - single cover.jpg
Single by Gipsy Kings
from the album Gipsy Kings
Released1987 (1987)
GenreRumba Catalana, flamenco
Length3:27
Songwriter(s)Gipsy Kings, Los Reyes
Gipsy Kings singles chronology
"Djobi, Djoba"
(1987)
"Bamboléo"
(1987)

"Djobi, Djoba" is a hit song by the Gipsy Kings, a French-Calé Rumba Flamenca band, from their 1988 self-titled album. Along with other hits from the same album such as "Bamboléo" and "Un Amor", "Djobi Djoba" helped rocket the Gipsy Kings to European popularity, before they gained popularity in America in 1989. In 1989, Gipsy Kings was released in the US and it spent 40 weeks on the charts, one of very few Spanish language albums to do so.

"Djobi Djoba" is a local Spanish expression meaning "easy promiscuous girl", popularised by Jonathan and Philip, the 2 singers of the band "The QA group".[1]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1987-1988) Peak
position
France (SNEP)[2] 15
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[3] 12
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[4] 34

References[edit]

  1. ^ Djobi Djoba
  2. ^ "Lescharts.com – Gipsy Kings – Djobi djoba" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved January 5, 2014.
  3. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Gipsy Kings" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40. Retrieved January 5, 2014.
  4. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Gipsy Kings – Djobi djoba" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved January 5, 2014.

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