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Verse 1 (Male Solo)

They call me Cuban Pete. I'm the king of the rhumba beat.
When I play the maracas I go chick-chicky-boom, chick-chicky boom
Yes sir, I'm Cuban Pete. I'm the craze of my native street.
When I start to dance, everything goes chick-chicky-boom, chick-chicky boom

The senoritas they sing and they swing with their sombreros,
It's very nice, so full of spice.
And when they dance in they bring a happy ring,
El maraquero singin' a song, all the day long.

Chorus:
So if you like the beat, take a lesson from Cuban Pete
And I'll teach you to chick-chicky-boom, chick-chicky-boom.

Bridge (Female Solo)

He's really a modest guy, although he's the hottest guy
In Havana, in Havana.

Verse 2 (Male Solo)

Si, senorita I know that you would like to chicky-boom-chick
It's very nice, so full of spice.
I'll place my hand on your hip, and if you will just give me your hand
Then we shall try - just you and I. Aye-aye-aye!

So if you like the beat, take a lesson from Cuban Pete
And I'll teach you chick-chicky-boom, chick-chicky-boom, chick-chicky-boom

Shake Your Booty, Daddy, Wow!
See ya!



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    UnregisteredFeb 17, 2014 at 2:03 am
    A polish guy with a fondness for electric mandola's, nobody likes his music but he still plays, the only reason people talk to him is to ask him to stop and so he yells at they boom boomy chick which makes them think he's a terrorist so he gets arrested and deported to Cuba where he changes his name to pete and starts playing the maracas because he lost his mandola. He's very sad about this so he hires a woman to praise him, she agrees at first but then she realizes he's a pervert and leaves making him even sadder so he founds the feminist political party and goes on to become an empirical dictator who enslaves all of Europe, the justice league then flies down from their magic space castle and runs against him in another political party but it doesn't work as it's a one party system but he also prevents all internal European wars when he forms one superstate called pete-major with Poland becoming pete-minor, the capital substate.
    He then goes one to form an empire that spans most of the world except for Russia and Australia, because gravitational shifts have caused Russia to be it permanent winter and Australia permanent summer, Australians ignore this as they're to distracted not getting killed by everything except a few types of sheep.
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    UnregisteredMar 31, 2014 at 8:10 pm
    Originally sung by Desi Arnaz in the Movie titled "Cuban Pete" Desi Arnaz adopted the song as his own theme song and Performed it on "I Love Lucy" as Ricky Riccardo, and on "Saturday Night Live" when he guest hosted. Jim Carrey's version sung in "The Mask" uses alternate lyrics from the version Desi Arnaz often performed.
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    UnregisteredSep 13, 2011 at 3:23 am
    He's Cuban Pete. He's the king of the rumba beat, and when he plays the maracas he goes chick chicky boom, chick chicky boom.
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    UnregisteredAug 11, 2012 at 8:08 am
    Yes sir, he's cuban pete. He's the craze of his native street. When he starts to dance, everything goes chick-chicky-boom, chick-chicky boom, chick-chicky boom!!
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    UnregisteredApr 13, 2012 at 9:47 pm
    I think its about a russian guy who loves to loves to play the guitar of course it's a song about a man called pete from cuba who loves dancing

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