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CUBAN PETE (Jose Norman) Harry Roy & His Orch. (vocal: Bill Currie) - 1936 Ambrose And His Orchestra (vocal: Evelyn Dall) - 1936 Horace Heidt & His Orch. - 1936 Mantovani & His Tipica Orch. - 1936 Xavier Cugat & His Orch. - 1937 Louis Armstrong & His Orch. - 1937 Blue Barron & His Orch. - 1946 Desi Arnaz (featured in the film "Cuban Pete")- 1946 Jim Carrey (featured in the film "The Mask") - 1994 Also recorded by : Tito Puente (featured in 1992 film "Mambo Kings"). Mora's Modern Rhythmists; Mel Powell; Proteus 7; Victor Feldman; La Sonora Matancera; You've been to the dancing shows You've seen how the rumba goes What rhythm, fascinating rhythm Havana brings news to you They've just introduced a new sensation A dancing creation They call him Cuban Pete He's the king of the rumba beat When he plays the maracas he goes Chick-chicky-boom Chick-chicky-boom Yes sir, he's Cuban Pete He's the craze of his native street When he plays the maracas he goes Chick-chicky-boom Chick-chicky-boom The senoritas they sing And how they swing with his sombrero He's very nice, so full of spice And to the music they bring A happy ring, never a care-o Singing a song, all the day long Hey, hey, for Cuban Pete He's the king of the rumba beat When he plays the maracas he goes Chick-chicky-boom Chick-chicky-boom (Transcribed by Bill Huntley - December 2004) ***** As performed by Jim Carrey and Angee Jarry in the film "The Mask": They call me Cuban Pete I'm the king of the Rumba 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 senioritas they sing And they swing with terampero It's very nice - so full of spice And when they dance in they bring A happy ring that "era keros" Are singing a song All the day long So if you like the beat Take a lesson from Cuban Pete And I'll teach you to Chick chicky boom Chick chicky boom Chick chicky boom He's a really modest guy Although he's the hottest guy In Havana, in Havana Si, seniorita I know That you would like a 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 "Iy-yi-yi!" "Iy-yi-yi!" Shake your booty, daddy, wow! See ya'!

    


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