Dean Martin - Mambo Italiano Chords & Tabs


Mambo Italiano Chords & Tabs

Dean Martin Chords & Tabs

Version: 4 Type: Chords

Mambo Italiano Chords

The Dean Martin recording is a halfstep lower but this key is more guitar-friendly.
The faux-italian lyrics may slightly vary between different versions of the song.

Bob Merill - Mambo Italiano

Dm                 Gm
A boy went back to Napoli
A                     Dm
because he missed the scenery
Gm                         Bb
The native dances and the charming songs
   Bb              A7
But wait a minute something's wrong, 'cause now it's
Dm         Gm
Hey mambo, mambo Italiano
    Dm        Gm
hey hey mambo, mambo Italiano
Dm           Gm
Go go go you mixed up Siciliano
All you Calabrese do the mambo like-a crazy with the
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Hey mambo don't wanna tarantella
Hey mambo no more mozzarella
Hey mambo mambo Italiano
try an enchilada with a fish baccala
C7                       Gm
Hey goomba I love how you dance the rumba
But take some advice paisano learn-a how to mambo
Bb                              A7
If you're gonna be a square you ain't-a gonna go anywhere

Hey mambo mambo Italiano
hey hey mambo mambo Italiano
Go go Joe shake it like a Giovanno  
E lo che se dice you get happy in the pizza when you
Bb    A7   Dm
Mambo Italiano

Hey chadrool you don't-a have to go to the school
Just make it with a big bambino it's like vino
Kid you good-a looking but you don't-a know what's cooking 'til you

Hey mambo mambo Italiano
Hey hey mambo mambo Italiano
Ho ho ho you mixed up Siciliano
E lo che se dice you get happy in the pizza when you
Mambo Italiano