Tonic Solfa of Duduke by Simi

     In this post, I will be revealing the full solfa notation or tonic solfa of Duduke by Simi. In addition to this, we also have the chord progression of Duduke, for those seeking the chords used in the song.

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Duduke was released by the highly talented Nigeria songwriter and singer in the year 2020. It has remained one of the favourites of her fans. I remember hearing this song in the air everywhere I find myself. It is definitely dope.


Duduke was Simi's official single and it was produced by Oscar record label. It was written in three languages: English, Yoruba and Pidgin.


This song is quite interesting with groovy bass line. Here is the tonic solfa of Duduke, and chord progression of Duduke by Simi.


It's time to learn how to play Duduke on your keyboard, trumpet, saxophone, violin, guitar, recorder, flute and so on.


Solfa Notation or Tonic Solfa of Duduke by Simi 

Tonic Solfa of Duduke by Simi


Guitar Intro: m' s' d" t' l', d'' t d'' s' s' m'

m' s' d" t' l' f' m' r' s' t d'



First let me say to you

m' m' r' d' l r'

I can not wait to see you

m' m' r' d' l d' s

You are the treasure I've been waiting for

 l l d' r' m' r' d' s s s


Do you know do you know

s' m' f' m' r' d'r'

How much I really need you

m' f' m' r' d' m' r' m' r' d'

I dey pray for the day when, 

d' r' m' r' d' l m' r' d', 

I can finally kiss you

d' r' m' r' d' m'r' d'



You know say everyday I dey pray for you oh

   m'       s'    m'    f' s' l'    s' f' m' f' s'

In my heart oh there's a permanent place for you

 m' f'     s' m'      f' s' l' s' f' m' r' d'


That's why my heart e dey beat like 

     m'      m'  r'      m'   r'   r'    m'    d' 

Duduke du du ke

l  l  r'    s     s   d'

Cos na you I choose oh 

  m'  r'     m' m'  m'   r'

Ayanfe mi a yan fe

l  l     r'   d'  t    t    d'


I sing for you and I be like 

m' m'  r'  m'  m'  m'  m'   r'

Duduke du du ke

l  l  r'    s     s   d'

Baby na you I go pick oh 

r'  m'   r'    m' r'  d'   r'    d'

Ayanfe mi a yan fe

l  l     r'   d'  t    t    d'



Gbo temi oh oh oh oh

s' m' s' f'  r'  d' l s

See I may not give the world to you

 f'  m'  s'     m'    r'      d'     r'     f'    m'

But I'll give you what I have oh

m' m'  f'  m' r'  d'      d' s


Oh baby oh you are my angeli oh

d"  s'  l'    f'   m'    m'   f'    s'  s' s'  m'

Ko duro o le Ife mi o

d'   m' f' s' m' d' r' r'  d'


Shebi you know say everyday I dey pray for you oh

m'  s'   m'      s'      m'   f'   f'  f'  m'  r'    s'     f'    m'

In my heart oh there's a permanent place for you

 m' f'     s' m'     f' s' l' s' f' m' r' d'


That's why my heart e dey beat like 

     m'      m'  r'      m'   r'   r'    m'    d' 

Duduke du du ke

l  l  r'    s     s   d'

Cos na you I choose oh 

  m'  r'     m' m'  m'   r'

Ayanfe mi a yan fe

l  l     r'   d'  t    t    d'


I sing for you and I be like 

m' m'  r'  m'  m'  m'  m'   r'

Duduke du du ke

l  l  r'    s     s   d'

Baby na you I go pick oh 

r'  m'   r'    m' r'  d'   r'    d'

Ayanfe mi a yan fe

l  l     r'   d'  t    t    d'


Only for you e dey be like 

 s' s'  m'   s'  m'   m'   s'   m'

Duduke du du ke

l  l  r'    s     s   d'

I sing for you my baby oh 

m' m'   r'    m'  d'    r'  m'  r'

Ayanfe mi a yan fe

l  l     r'   d'  t    t    d'



Duduke duduke oh 

d' d' m'   d'  d' m'   r'd'

Duduke du du ke

l  l  r'    s     s   d'


Ayanfe mi, olufe mi 

d' d'  m'  r',  r'  d' m'  r'

Ayanfe mi a yan fe

l  l     r'   d'  t    t    d'


m' s' d" t' l', d'' t d'' s' s' m'

m' s' d" t' l' f' m' r' s' t d'



Chord Progression of Duduke

Chord Progression of Duduke by Simi


The Chord Progression of Duduke is just the basic I-IV-V (do-fa-so)


First let me say to you (Fah)

(Soh) I can not wait to see(Doh) you 

You are the trea(Fah) sure I've been wait(Soh) ing for (Doh)


Do you know do you know(Fah)

(Soh)  How much I really need(Doh) you

I dey pray for the day(Fah) when (Soh) I can finally kiss(Doh) you


You know say e(Fah) veryday I dey pray(Soh) for you (Doh) oh


In my heart oh there's (Fah) a permanent place(Soh)  for you (Doh)


That's why my heart e dey beat like du(Fah) duke du(Soh) du ke(Doh)

Cos na you I choose oh a(Fah) yanfe mi a(Soh) yan fe(Doh)


I sing for you and I be like du(Fah) duke du(Soh) du ke (Doh)

Baby na you I go pick oh a(Fah) yanfe mi a(Soh) yan fe(Doh)


Gbo temi oh(Fah)  oh   oh (Soh)


See I may(Doh) not give the world to you

But I'll give(Fah) you what I have (Soh) oh (Doh)

Oh baby oh(Fah) (Soh) you are my angeli (Doh) oh

Ko duro o le(Fah) (Soh) Ife mi oh (Doh)


Shebi you know say e(Fah) veryday I dey pray(Soh) for you (Doh) 

In my heart oh there's(Fah) a permanent place(Soh) for you (Doh)


That's why my heart e dey beat like du(Fah) duke du(Soh) du ke(Doh)

Cos na you I choose oh a(Fah) yanfe mi a(Soh) yan fe(Doh)


I sing for you and I be like du(Fah) duke du(Soh) du ke (Doh)

Baby na you I go pick oh a(Fah) yanfe mi a(Soh) yan fe(Doh)


Only for you e dey beat like du(Fah) duke du(Soh) du ke (Doh)

I sing for you my baby oh a(Fah) yanfe mi a(Soh) yan fe(Doh)

Duduke duduke oh du(Fah) duke du(Soh) du ke (Doh)

Ayanfe mi olufe mi a(Fah) yanfe mi a(Soh) yan fe(Doh)


Baby see me now


And that is the tonic solfa of Duduke and Chord Progression of Duduke by Simi. Don't forget to share this post.

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