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Ya parte el galgo terrible

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OriginalVersione inglese di Aliki Andris-Michalaros
YA PARTE EL GALGO TERRIBLETHE FEROCIOUS GREYHOUND ATTACKS
  
Ya parte el galgo terribleThe ferocious greyhound attacks
a matar niños morenos.and kills brown babies,
Ya parte la cabalgataattacks the cavalcade,
la jauría se desatathe herd is let loose
exterminando chilenosthey are exterminating Chileans
ay qué haremos, ay qué haremos.ah, what can we do?
Ya parte la cabalgatathey are attacking the cavalcade,
ay qué haremos, ay qué haremos.ah, what can we do?
  
Y con el rifle en la manoAnd with gun in hand
disparan al mexicanothey kill the Mexican
y matan al panameñoand kill the Panamanian
en la mitad de su sueñowhile they sleep,
Ya matan a los chilenosNow they are killing Chileans
ay qué haremos, ay qué haremosah, what shall we do?
en la mitad de su sueñowhile they sleep
ay qué haremos, ay qué haremos.ah, what shall we do?
  
Buscan la sangre y el oroThey want blood and gold
los lobos de San Franciscothose San Francisco wolves;
golpean las mujeresthey beat the women
y queman los cobertizosand burn their huts.
Ya parte la cabalgata,thy attack the cavalcade
ay qué haremos, ay qué haremosah, what shall we do
exterminando chilenosthey are exterminating Chileans
ay qué haremos, ay qué haremos.ah, what shall we do?
  
Maldita sea la horaCursed be the hour
y el oro que se deshizo,and the gold that has disappeared
y para qué nos vinimosand because we left
de nuestro Valparaíso.our Valparaiso
Ya matan a los chilenosThey are killing Chileans
ay qué haremos, ay qué haremosah, what shall we do?
en la mitad de su sueño.in the middle of their sleep
ay qué haremos, ay qué haremos.ah, what shall we do?


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