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Mambo italiano
Rosemary Clooney Lyrics


A girl went back to Napoli
Because she missed the scenery
The native dances and the charming songs
But wait a minute, something's wrong

Hey, mambo, mambo italiano
Hey, mambo, mambo italiano
Go, go, go you mixed up siciliano
All you calabrese do the mambo like a crazy with a
Hey mambo, don't wanna tarantella
Hey mambo, no more a mozzarella
Hey mambo, mambo italiano

Try an enchilada with the fishy baccalà and then a
Hey cumpa', I love a how you dance a rhumba
But take a some advice, paisano
Learn how to mambo
If you gonna be a square
You ain't a gonna go nowhere

Hey mambo, mambo italiano
Hey mambo, mambo italiano
Go, go, Joe, shake like a Giovano
Hello, cosa dici, getta happy in the feets a when you
Mambo italiano

Shake-a baby, shake-a 'cause I love a when you take a me

Mama say stop-a or I'm gonna tell papa
And a hey già drool you don't a have to go to school
Just make-a wid da beat bambino
It's a like a vino
Kid, you good a lookin' but you don't a-know what's cookin' till you

Hey mambo, mambo italiano
Hey mambo, mambo italiano
Ho, ho, Joe, you mixed up siciliano
It's a so delish a everybody come, capisci
How to mambo italiano

'Ats nice! (unh)

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: BOB MERRILL

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Mohamed Alaa

A girl went back to Napoli
Because she missed the scenery
The native dances and the charming songs
But wait a minute, something's wrong

Hey, mambo! Mambo Italiano!
Hey, mambo! Mambo Italiano
Go, go, go you mixed up Sicialiano
All you Calabraise-a do the mambo like a crazy with a

Hey mambo, don't want to tarantella
Hey mambo, no more a mozzarella
Hey mambo! Mambo Italiano!
Try an enchilada with da fish a bac a lab and then a

Hey goombah, I love a how you dance a rhumbah
But take a some advice paisano
Learn how to mambo
If you gonna be a square

You ain't a gonna go nowhere
Hey mambo! mambo Italiano!
Hey mambo! mambo Iitaliano!
Go, go, Joe, shake like a Giovanno

Hello kess-a-deetch-a you getta happy in the feets a
When you mambo Iitaliano
Shake-a Baby shake-a cause i love a when you take a me
Mama say "stop-a or I'm gonna go to papa"

And a hey ja drool you don't a have to go to school
Just make-a wid da beat bambino
It's a like a vino
Kid you good a lookin' but you don't a-know what's cookin' till you

Hey mambo, Mambo Iitaliano
Hey mambo, Mambo Iitaliano
Ho, ho, ho, you mixed up Siciliano

It's a so delish a ev'rybody come copisha
How to mambo Iitalianoooooo!
'Ats nice!
UNH!



O Z

some help for the lyric!!!

"try an enchilada with the fish baccalà" (baccalà is a fish)
"Hey Cumpà!!! (is from Compare that means fellow), I love a how you dance rumba!!!"
"Go, go, Joe, shake like Giovanni" (Giovanni means Joe in italian)
"Hello che si dice? (that means Hello what's up?) you getta happy in the feets..."
"It's so delish, everybody come capisc' (capire: understand; capisci?? means Can you understand?)

yeah! take some advice from a real Paisano!
and learn how to mambo...
peace cumpà!



All comments from YouTube:

Victor Koyano

She was Irish wasn't she?But Italian songs were spiced so nicely with Rosemary.

Alex Pangman

She was a great actress ;)

JamesJ Fisk

@Talcum
I love it!

Talcum

@Isabella Furlong she does it great

Isabella Furlong

I'm half Irish half Italian and it rly bothers me how she takes her accent In this song and tries so hard to pronounce things the Italian way 🙄

Sterlingwood

Born in Kentucky, but her Dad was Irish and German and her mom was Irish and English.

Hugh Mann

I'm not Italian I'm black and I love this song

C. D. Robinson

me too!

Gary Hunt

Me too. She did some good tunes.

Warrior Of Christ

@JhonnyD88 you’re a coward

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