Note: Aleksandr Laptan is a well-known composer. Born in Sut-Khol kozhuun, Tyva Republic. Kara-kys Namzatovna Munzuk, born in Tanda kozhuun (district), Mezhegei sumu (village), Tyva Republic. Merited Artist of the Russian Federation and People's Artist of the Tyva Republic. Saryg-ool, Stepan Agbanovoch (1908-1983) was a well-known Tuvan poet. The text of this song is a modern version of a traditional folk song. Original note: "Words by S. Saryg-ool. 'Bai-la Khemchiim' (My rich Khemchik). Khemchik is the name of a river in Tuvinian."