Vaya Con Dios - Puerto Rico Lyrics

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Wake up Angelita, your mama just turned off the light
Manolo is already waiting by the old water-pipe
Her shoes in one hand she carefully walks down the stairs
Holding her breath 'cause there's danger and love in the air.

Aïe aïe aïe aïe aïe aïe Puerto Rico
Aïe aïe aïe aïe aïe aïe Puerto Rico

Your papa will beat him if he ever finds out
Begging the Virgin won't help when you hear Manolito shout,
Manolito shout
He's already standing under the starlit sky
You run to his arms and you laugh and you cry as he holds you tight

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Aïe aïe aïe aïe aïe aïe Puerto Rico

He says he'll be leaving you soon still you beg him to stay
But he wants to make it somewhere in the U.S.A.
And though he'll be far he promises he'll write every day
When time will be right, he'll come back and he'll take you away

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Aïe aïe aïe aïe aïe aïe Puerto Rico

Your papa don't like him, he says he's no good
He steals and he fights and he never behaves, like a young man should
Angelita she knows, he's not that bad inside
She takes the medal, she wears on a chain, and presses it into his palm.

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Aïe aïe aïe aïe aïe aïe Puerto Rico
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Don’t Cry for Louie
  • 2 The Moonshiner
  • 3 Lord Help Me Please
  • 4 Lay Your Hands
  • 5 Lulu’s Song
  • 6 Just a Friend of Mine
  • 7 I Sold My Soul
  • 8 One Silver Dollar
  • 9 Philadelphia
  • 10 Remember
  • 11 Puerto Rico
  • 12 Johnny


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Danielle Marie J. Schoovaerts, Dirk Schoufs, Marc Francois
    album: Track 11 in album Vaya Con Dios
    release date: 1988-10-17
    popularity : 138 users have visited this page.
    genres: Jazz Rock
    styles: Gypsy Jazz/Smooth Jazz/Europop
    length: 4:23
    writer: Dani Klein, Dirk Schoufs
    Album Information
    label: Ariola
    country(area): Belgium
    format: CD
    barcode: 4007192594009
    script: Latin