October 30, 2017

Ahora: A caballo vamos pa'l monte

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The recent canvas is curved with large radii both sides left and right. What you are seeing here is the canvas set vertically so I can get paint to set on the sides.


Por el camino del sitio mío
un carretero alegre pasó
con su canción que es muy sentida
y muy guajira alegre cantó
Ay, by my way
a wagon man happily passes
With his song that is very emotional
and deeply felt, he cheerfully sings.

Me voy al transbordador
a descargar la carreta (bis)
para cumplir con la meta
de mi pequena labor

I'm going to the ferry to unload the wagon
I'm going to the ferry to unload the wagon
To reach the goal of my painful work.

A caballo vamos pa'l monte
a caballo vamos pa'l monte (bis)

On a horse we're going to the mountain
On a horse we're going to the mountain

Yo trabajo sin reposo
para poderme casar (bis)
y si lo llego a lograr
seré un guajiro dichoso

I work without rest to be able to marry
I work without rest to be able to marry
And if I can do so I'll be happy.

A caballo vamos pa'l monte
a caballo vamos pa'l monte (bis)

Soy guajiro y carretero
y en el campo vivo bien (bis)
porque el campo es el edén
más lindo del mundo entero

I am a river man and a wagon man and I live well in the fields
I am a river man and a wagon man and I live well in the fields
Because the camp is the most beautiful earthly paradise in the world

Buena Vista Social Club - El Carretero Lyrics

Posted by Dennis at October 30, 2017 11:44 AM

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