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Para bailar La Bamba
Para bailar La Bamba
Se necessita una poca de gracia
Una poca de gracia
Para mi, para ti, ay arriba, ay arriba
Ay, arriba arriba
Por ti sere, por ti sere, por ti sere

Yo no soy marinero
Yo no soy marinero, soy capitan
Soy capitan, soy capitan
Bamba, bamba
Bamba, bamba
Bamba, bamba, bam

Para bailar La Bamba
Para bailar La Bamba
Se necessita una poca de gracia
Una poca de gracia
Para mi, para ti, ay arriba, ay arriba

(Guitar solo - Richie & instrumental)

Para bailar La Bamba
Para bailar La Bamba
Se necessita una poca de gracia
Una poca de gracia
Para mi, para ti, ay arriba, ay arriba
Ay, arriba arriba
Por ti sere, por ti sere, por ti sere

Bamba, bamba
Bamba, bamba
FADES-
Bamba, bamba.

English translation:

In order to dance The Bamba
In order to dance the Bamba
You need a little bit of grace
A little bit of grace
For me, for you, ah up, ah up(or higher and higher)
Ah, up, up (literally "faster, faster")
By you I will be, by you I will be, by you I will be
(Por can also mean by and not just for)

I am not a sailor,
I am not a sailor, I am a captain
I am a captain, I am a captain
Bamba, bamba
Bamba, bamba
Bamba, bamba, bam

In order To dance The Bamba
In order To dance The Bamba
You need a little bit of grace
A little bit of grace
For me, for you, ah up, ah up (higher and higher)

(Guitar only - Richie and set of instruments)

In order to dance The Bamba
In order to dance The Bamba
You need a little bit of grace
A little bit of grace
For me, for you, ah up, ah up
Ah, up, up.
For you I will be, for you I will be, for you I will be
Bamba, bamba
Bamba, bamba
FADES-
Bamba, bamba.

(Repeats)



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  • U
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    UnregisteredAug 21, 2012 at 6:48 am
    I love ritchie valens and i am only 14
    ,i was told the story of him when i was young and is the only one that knows about him from my grade
  • U
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    UnregisteredSep 7, 2012 at 4:07 am
    Ritchie is the best and i love him and his music. Ritchie your the best. I love la bamb, donna, come on, we belong together. Love u rest in peace
  • U
    +2
    UnregisteredAug 17, 2012 at 7:37 am
    In order to dance the bamba
    in order to dance the bamba
    you need a little bit of grace
    a little bit of grace
    for me, for you, ah up, ah up(or higher and higher)
    ah, up, up (literally "faster, faster")
    by you i will be, by you i will be, by you i will be
    (por can also mean by and not just for)

    I am not a sailor,
    i am not a sailor, i am a captain
    i am a captain, i am a captain
    bamba, bamba
    bamba, bamba
    bamba, bamba, bam

    In order to dance the bamba
    in order to dance the bamba
    you need a little bit of grace
    a little bit of grace
    for me, for you, ah up, ah up (higher and higher)

    (guitar only - richie and set of instruments)

    In order to dance the bamba
    in order to dance the bamba
    you need a little bit of grace
    a little bit of grace
    for me, for you, ah up, ah up
    ah, up, up. For you i will be, for you i will be, for you i will be
    bamba, bamba
    bamba, bamba
    fades-
    bamba, bamba.

    (repeats)
  • b
    +1
    Breque Raquel HardyAug 18, 2013 at 3:59 am
    Google translate, translate's it as, ''To dance La Bamba.
    To dance La Bamba.
    It Necessita a little grace.
    A little bit of grace.
    For me, for you, ah up, ah up.
    Ay, arriba arriba.
    For you I will be, for you I will be, for you I will be.

    I'm not a sailor.
    I'm not a sailor, I am captain.
    I am captain, I am captain.
    Bamba, bamba
    Bamba, bamba
    Bamba, bamba, bam.

    To dance La Bamba.
    To dance La Bamba.
    It Necessita a little grace.
    A little bit of grace.
    For me, for you, ah up, ah up.

    (Guitar solo - Richie & instrumental).

    To dance La Bamba.
    To dance La Bamba.
    It Necessita a little grace.
    A little bit of grace.
    For me, for you, ah up, ah up.
    Ay, arriba arriba.
    For you I will be, for you I will be, for you I will be.

    Bamba, bamba
    Bamba, bamba
    FADES-
    Bamba, bamba.'' so which one's right? :/
  • U
    +1
    UnregisteredJan 28, 2012 at 8:31 am
    Awesome spanish is so hot and the song is so catchy and i'lll just want to dance when u hear this and u dance n dance til u got nuts thats what happened to me hehe anyway this song is just to amazing!!! Wow!!!

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