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I met a girl in east LA
In floral shorts as sweet as May
She sang in eigths in two Barrio chords
We fell in love
But not in court

La la la la la la la (x6)

I don't sp-
I don't sp-

Ahhhhh-americaaaa americanoooo
Ahhhhh-americaaaa americanoooo

Mis canciones son de la revolucion
Mi corazуn me duele por mi generaciуn
If you love me, we can marry on the west coast
On a wednesday, en un verano en agosto

I don't speak your, I don't speak your
Languagono (La la la la la la la)
I don't speak your, I won't speak your
Jesus Cristo (La la la la la la la)

Ahhhhh-americaaaa americanoooo
Ahhhhh-americaaaa americanoooo

I will fight for, I have fought for
How I love you
I have cried for, I will die for
How I care
In the mountains, las campanas
Estбn sonando
Todos los chicos (chicas)
Y los chicos (chicas) estбn besando

I don't speak your, I don't speak your
Languagono
I don't speak your, I won't speak your
Jesus Cristo
I don't speak your, I don't speak your
Americano
I don't speak your, I won't speak your
Jesus Cristo

Ahhhhh-americaaaa americanoooo
Ahhhhh-americaaaa americanoooo
Ahhhhh-americaaaa americanoooo
Ahhhhh-americaaaa americanoooo

Don't you try to catch me
Don't you try to catch me
No no no no
I'm living on the edge of
Living on the edge of the
Law law law law

Don't you try to catch me
Don't you try to get me
No no no no
Don't you try to catch me
I'm living on the edge of the
Law law law law



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    pawsUpFooApr 27, 2012 at 3:58 am
    Ah. @ladygagarocks1234 it makes more sense now. But when i heard it last year, i was like, oh, a dance number eh? Bring it! :)
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    UnregisteredFeb 23, 2012 at 6:36 pm
    Also she says we can marry on the west coast. Bc california is the most well known state for allowing gay marriage. And she says she will fight for how i love you. Which to me means she's protesting the laws that won't allow her to be with who she loves. But like i said this is just my interpretation. :)
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    Jack7070Aug 20, 2011 at 4:09 pm
    This song is about her feelings of disdain regarding the US immigration laws.
    My songs are the revolution
    My heart aches for my my generation
    That's what the first 2 lines of spanish are.
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    ladygagarocks1234Jun 15, 2011 at 6:54 pm
    This song is about the fact that Latin America is free from Spain and Portugal and that the majority of people who are Latino are GLBT.

    She specifically refers to the Andes Mountains, and says that all the boys are kissing there.
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    That's why she's saying weird things in Spanish and Portugese.
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    destinyjwalkerMay 24, 2011 at 4:30 pm
    I knew I was gonna love this song, and I was right this song I love it. I caught myself dancing and fist pumping to it. Definitely a must learn song

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