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Wyclef:
Ladies and Gents
Turn up your sound systems
To the sound of Carlos Santana and the G 'n B
Ghetto and Blues

Chorus:
Maria Maria
She reminds me of a West Side Story
Growing up in Spanish Harlem
She's living the life just like a movie star

Maria Maria
She fell in love in East L.A.
To the sounds of the guitar yeah, yeah
Played by Carlos Santana

Verse 1:
Stop the looting, stop the shooting
Pick pocking on the corner
See as the rich is getting richer
The poor is getting poorer

Se mira Maria on the corner
Thinking of ways to make it better
In my mailbox there's an eviction letter
Somebody just said see you later


Carlos Santana:
Ahora vengo mama chola mama chola
Ahora vengo mama chola

Ahora vengo mama chola mama chola
Ahora vengo mama chola

Chorus:
Maria Maria
She reminds me of a West Side Story
Growing up in Spanish Harlem oh, oh
She's living the life just like a movie star

Oh!

Maria Maria
She fell in love in East L.A.
I said to the sounds of the guitar yeah, yeah
Played by Carlos Santana

Verse 2:
I said a la favella los colores
The streets are getting hotter
There is no water to put out the fire
Mi canto la esperanza

Se mira Maria on the corner
Thinking of ways to make it better
Then I looked up in the sky
Hoping of feel the paradise!

Carlos Santana:
Ahora vengo mama chola mama chola
Ahora vengo mama chola (Northside)
Ahora vengo mama chola mama chola
Ahora vengo mama chola (Southside)
Ahora vengo mama chola mama chola
Ahora vengo mama chola (Worldwide)
Ahora vengo mama chola mama chola
Ahora vengo mama chola (Open up your eyes)

Bridge:
Maria you know you're my lover
When the wind blows I can feel you through the weather
And even when we are apart
It still feels like we're together

Chorus:
Maria Maria
She reminds me of a West Side Story
Growing up in Spanish Harlem
She's living the life just like a movie star

Oh!

Maria Maria! Oh!
She fell in love in East L.A.
To the sounds of the guitar
Played by Carlos Santana



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  • U
    UnregisteredMar 23, 2012 at 7:51 pm
    This is my all time favorite.. I dunno why. Maybe it's rhythm of me wanting to be a " mexican" hehe.. We'll anytime it play i feel relaxed!. Great great song.. Feels like out of the world.. More mexican songs!

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