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Thread #7921   Message #48871
Posted By: the doppelganger
10-Dec-98 - 03:39 PM
Thread Name: Macaronachas / Macaronic Songs. Language mixing
Subject: RE: MacarĂ³nachas / Macaronic Songs. Language mixi
Subject: RE: Lyrics for Tzena, Tzena From: Jerry Friedman Date: 10-Dec-98 - 11:39 AM

Another treat, on a public-TV special, was Arlo Guthrie explaining this as a Gaelic folksong about sweet young Tsena Tsena Tsena Tsena, who is in love with "handsome, heavy-duty Alna Alna Alna Alna".