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Thread #4601   Message #25228
Posted By: Joe Offer
05-Apr-98 - 09:23 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Wedding of Lili Marlene
Subject: RE: Wedding of Lili Marlene
LILI MARLENE (informal) ere
Vor der Kaserne, Amerikan Soldat
In front of the barracks, an American soldier
Mit viele Cigaretten und beaucoup Chocolat
With lots of cigarettes and beaucoup chocolate
Alles is prime; alles is gut
Everything is fine (prima??), everything is good
Nur zwanzig Marks fur ein' Minute
Only twenty marks for one minute
Noch einst, Lili Marlene, Noch einst, Lili marlene.
Well, Murray, does he mean "one of these days," or "one more time"?

I'm not all that idiomatisch, either. Where's Wolfgang when we need him?
-Joe Offer-