Posts Tagged ‘Neapolitan pop songs’

Tu Vuo’ Fa’ L’Americano

March 10, 2019

“Tu Vuo’ Fa’ L’Americano,” written by Nicola Salerno and Renato Carosone, performed by Hetty & the Jazzato Band, 2015. Heather ‘Hetty’ Loxston (vocal), Charlotte Jolly (clarinet), Fabrizio Bonacci (guitar), Alessandro Cimaschi (bass), Riccardo Castellani (percussion). Originally recorded by Renato Carosone in 1958.

“You’re wearing trousers with a tag on the back
and a cap with the visor turned up,
parading around Toleto
like a bully trying to show off

You’re acting all american,
american, american,
listen here: who’s asking you to?”

 

Hetty and the Jazzato Band website

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Tu vuo’ fa’ l’americano

November 25, 2018

“Tu vuo’ fa’ l’americano,” a 1956 Neapolitan pop song by Nicola Salerno and Renato Carosone, performed by Signor Carosone e i suoi amici. Dig that swingin’ mandolin solo.

“You wanna be like an American,
an American, an American.
Listen to me! Who’s asking to you?”

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Tu vuo’ fa’ l’americano

November 11, 2018

“Tu vuo’ fa’ l’americano,” a Neapolitan pop song by Nicola Salerno and Renato Carosone, performed by Dany Brillant, 2001.

“You wanna be like an American,
an American, an American.
Listen to me! Who’s asking to you?”

Dany Brilliant website

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