Wednesday, January 6, 2010

LOS MARIACHIS CALLARON.....

I had to take this picture!

This Mariachi group was walking towards someone's house to give a serenade, unfortunately it wasn't for me!

The first year of our marriage (12 years ago) I got mariachis for Tom's birthday. Note to self: Do that again soon.

Mariachis play a 'tanda de 6' or a 'tanda de 12'. Usually the first 3 are chosen by the recipient then guests get to ask for songs. My choice is always ELLA.

Mariachis are by origin Mexican but very well enjoyed in Guatemala as well!

Ella was composed by Jose Alfredo Jimenez and performed in the video by Placido Domingo.

Me canse de rogarle me canse de decirle,
que yo sin ella de pena muero,
ya no quiso escucharme si sus labios se abrieron,
fue pa' decirme ya no te quiero.

Yo senti que mi vida se perdia en un abismo profundo
y negro como mi suerte, quise hallar el olvido al estilo Jalisco(coro: no te rajes)
pero aquellos mariachis y aquel tequila me hicieron llorar.

Me canse de rogarle. Con el llanto en mis ojos alce mi copa y brinde con ella,
no podia despreciarme era el ultimo brindis de un bohemio con una reina.
los mariachis callaron.

De mi mano sin fuerza cayo mi copa sin darme cuenta
ella quizo quedarse cuando vio mi tristeza
pero ya estaba escrito que aquella noche perdiera su amor.




5 comments:

Spudsnsalsa said...

Looooved it! I would request it too!
Suz

La Vivi said...

"ELLA" Is my favorite with Mariachis I never get tired of listening to it. It is also my first request.

Stockpiling Mom said...

I am a Guatemama and found your site through facebook. I have a site too, would love for you to stop by...

http://www.stockpilingmom.com

Melissa

Simone said...

incorrect spelling -
Hallar not hayar
alce and not alze

Guatemalan Genes said...

Thanks :)