Helado y La Lambada

Today is Spanish Friday so this post is in Spanish. If you participated in Spanish Friday on your own blog, leave your link in comments. Scroll down for English translation!

Image source: Flickr user .imelda

Image source: Flickr user .imelda

Yo estaba trabajando en la yarda cuando escuché el camión de helados en la calle. Paré y escuché. La canción me sonaba muy familiar y no fue “Pop Goes the Weasel” – (una canción común utilizado por los camiones de helados en los Estados Unidos.)

Empecé a cantar a mí misma … “Llorando se fue la que un día me hizo llorar…” – Qué qué?! Pero, estos son las letras de la canción de “Taboo” por Don Omar! … Cuando me di cuenta de que el camión estaba tocando La Lambada, (que Don Omar utilizó en su canción), agarré mi teléfono celular y tomé vídeo cuando el camión se fue saliendo de mi barrio. Chécalo!

ENGLISH TRANSLATION

Ice Cream and The Lambada

I was outside working in the yard when I heard the ice cream truck in the street. I stopped and listened. The song sounded familiar but it wasn’t “Pop Goes the Weasel” – (a common song used by ice cream trucks in the United States.)

I started to sing to myself… “Llorando se fue la que un día me hizo llorar…” – What in the world?! But these were the lyrics to the song “Taboo” by Don Omar!… When I realized the truck was playing The Lambada, (which Don Omar sampled in his song), I grabbed my cellphone and took video as the ice cream truck was leaving the neighborhood. Check it out!

Posted on May 10, 2013, in Culture, en español, Entertainment, food/drink, humor, Language, música, Spanish Friday. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Tracy, la version original de la Lambada pertenece al grupo Boliviano Los Kjarkas, El tema se llama “Llorando se Fue”. Y si es una cancion que definitivamente dio origen a la lambada

  2. Ha ha! That’s just hilarious and creepy sounding all at once! It reminds me of the gas trucks in Mexico that pass through the pueblo blasting Cumbia, Duranguense or whatever along with the occasional grito of “el gas!”

  3. No tenemos the ice cream truck around here, pero tenemos the “ding-ding” man. No truck. Un carte con ice cream, popsicles y chicharrones.:) Mis hijos love that guy( ahora, he’s also one of our good friends). ;)

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