Lyne Clevers - Nana, marchande d'ananas (English translation)

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Nana, marchande d'ananas

On raconte qu'à Bahama
Y avait Nana
C'était une fille aux grands yeux
Aux grands yeux noirs malicieux
 
Elle vendait des ananas, Nana
Des ananas bien gros, bien gras, extras !
Devant elle, tout Bahama baba
Chantait sur un air d'opéra
 
Une Nana, des ananas
Tes ananas, oh ma Nana !
 
Un jour, un beau navire stoppa
Devant Bahama
Et tous les hommes sans exception
Vinrent voir sa p'tite installation
 
Elle vendait des ananas, Nana (Nana)
Des ananas bien gros, bien gras, extras ! (extras !)
Devant elle, l'équipage resta baba (baba)
Murmurant dans tout Bahama
 
(Une Nana, des ananas
Tes ananas, oh ma Nana !)
 
Leur commandant lui acheta
Des tas d'ananas
Espérant ainsi qu'elle verrait
L' gros intérêt qu'il lui portait
 
Elle vendait des ananas, Nana (Nana)
Des ananas bien gros, bien gras, extras ! (extras !)
Et son éventaire il vida, recta ! (d'Alabama)
En lui chantant dans Bahama
 
Une Nana, des ananas
Tes ananas, oh ma Nana !
 
Mais la belle le posséda, ha ha !
Je ne vous dis qu' ça
Quand elle lui eut tout vendu
Avec le mousse, elle s'en fut
 
Elle lui laissa ses ananas, Nana (Nana)
Ses ananas bien gros, bien gras, extras ! (extras !)
Devant lesquels il resta là, béat (baba bella)
En fredonnant encore tout bas
 
Une Nana, des ananas
Tes ananas, oh ma Nana !
 
Achetez-moi des ananas
Mes trois gros ananas !
 
Submitted by marta90 on Wed, 25/01/2017 - 15:33
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English translation

Nana, the pineapple seller

The story is told that in Bahama
There was Nana
It was a girl with big eyes
Big malicious black eyes
 
She sold pineapples, Nana,
Very big, very fat pineapples, extras!
In front of her, all Bahama was dumbfounded
Sang like an opera aria
 
A Nana, some pineapples,
Your pineapples, oh my Nana!
 
One day, a beautiful boat stopped
In front of Bahama
And all the men without exception
Came to see her little set-up
 
She sold pineapples, Nana,
Big fat pineapples, extras!
In front of her, the crew remained dumbfounded
Murmuring in all of Bahama
 
A Nana, some pineapples,
Your pineapples, oh my Nana!
 
Their captain bought for himself
Some piles of pineapples
Hoping that this way she would see
The great interest he had in her
 
She sold pineapples, Nana,
Big fat pineapples, extras!
And he emptied her stall, right! from Alabama
While she sang to him in Bahama
 
A Nana, some pineapples,
Your pineapples, oh my Nana!
 
But the beautiful girl possessed him, ha ha
That's the only thing I tell you
When she had sold him everything
With the sea foam, she ran away
 
She left him the pineapples, Nana
Her very big, very fat pineapples, extras!
In front of which he stayed there, to the beat
Humming still very quietly
 
A Nana, some pineapples,
Your pineapples, oh my Nana!
 
Buy me some pineapples
My three big pineapples!
 
Submitted by Susan Metz on Sat, 25/03/2017 - 23:40
Added in reply to request by marta90
Author's comments:

I am not sure of the meaning of "recta"

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