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Thread #5169   Message #2986420
Posted By: GUEST,quarterflea
14-Sep-10 - 06:11 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Over the Waves / Sobre las Olas
Subject: RE: Origins: Over the Waves / Sobre las Olas
It's by a man named Juventino Rosas, a Mexican musician featured at the 1884 World's Fair in New Orleans. The song was translated as "Over the Waves," and was featured in a biopic of the famous operatic Italian tenor Caruso. You've heard this song in elevators, bladder commercials, and carnival rides your whole life. How 'bout taking your sweetie out on the lawn and dancing it for real? ONE two three, ONE two three....