Renato Carosone - Tu Vuo Fa L'Americano (영어 번역)

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You'd like to be an American

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You wear trousers showing a famous brand
you wear an hat with the peak raised
you trotting along Tuleto's streets
showing off yourself, to make people look at you
You'd like to be an American,
'merican, 'merican
listen to me, is it worth?
you want to be trendy
but if you drink "whiskey and soda"
and then you have a long hangover
You dance rock 'n' roll
you play baseball
but who gives you the money to buy Camels?
your mother's bag!
You'd like to be an American
'merican, 'merican
but you were born in Italy!
listen to me, there's nothing you can do
ok, neapolitan? (person from Naples)
You'd like to be an American
You'd like to be an American
Who can people that love you
understand you if you speak half-american?
when you are making love under the moon
how come you say "I love you"?
You'd like to be an American
'merican, 'merican,
but listen to me, is it worth?
you want to be trendy
but if you drink "whiskey and soda"
and then you have a long hangover
You dance rock 'n' roll
you play baseball
but who gives you the money to buy Camels?
your mother's bag!
You'd like to be an American
'merican, 'merican
but you were born in Italy!
ok, neapolitan? (person from Naples)
You'd like to be an American
You'd like to be an American
You'd like to be an American
'merican, 'merican
but listen to me, is it worth?
you want to be trendy
but if you drink "whiskey and soda"
and then you have a long hangover
You dance rock 'n' roll
you play baseball
but who gives you the money to buy Camels?
your mother's bag!
 
투고자: olimpia, 火, 14/06/2011 - 09:53
Added in reply to request by BBG_7
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sorry, it is really hard to translate since it is written in dialect Regular smile

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d_kantemirov    月, 04/03/2013 - 21:42

The neapoletan isn't dialect. It is officially recognised like a language.

olimpia    土, 23/03/2013 - 21:04

Yep, I know. I'm sorry, I thought this way it was easier to explain! Thank you for you comment!

will_will    金, 24/02/2017 - 20:54

'Guappo' possibly means a mafia member?

SaintMark    木, 19/10/2017 - 16:21

that's the longest stanza in recognized italian history.
no roman poet can hold a candle to the wonders of typesetting on lyricstranslate.com
It just gets better every day