Maria Maria

Album: Supernatural (1999)
Charted: 6 1
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  • Ladies and gents
    Turn up your sound system
    To the Sound of Carlos Santana
    And the G&B (it's The Product)
    Ghetto Blues from the Refugee Gang

    Oh Maria, Maria
    She reminds me of a West Side Story
    Growing up in Spanish Harlem
    She living the life just like a movie star
    Oh, Maria, Maria (ayo, Maria)
    She fell in love in East L.A.
    To the sounds of the guitar, yeah, yeah
    Played by Carlos Santana

    Stop the looting, stop the shooting
    Pick pocking on the corner (ah, yeah)
    See as the rich is getting richer
    The poorer is getting poorer (ah, yeah)
    Se mira Maria on the corner
    Thinking of ways to make it better (ah, yeah)
    In my mailbox there's an eviction letter
    Signed by the judge, said, "See you later"

    Ahora vengo mama chula, mama chula
    Ahora vengo mama chula (East coast)
    Ahora vengo mama chula, mama chula
    Ahora vengo mama chula

    Maria, Maria (West Coast)
    She reminds me of a West Side Story
    Growing up in Spanish Harlem
    She's living the life just like a movie star
    Oh, Maria, Maria
    She fell in love in East L.A.
    I said to the sounds of the guitar, yeah, yeah
    Played by Carlos Santana

    I said a la favela los colores
    The streets are getting hotter (ah, yeah)
    There is no water to put out the fire
    Ni gota de esperanza (ah, yeah)
    Se mira Maria on the corner
    Thinking of ways to make it better (ah, yeah)
    Then I looked up in the sky
    Hoping of days of paradise

    Ahora vengo mama chula, mama chula
    Ahora vengo mama chula (North side)
    Ahora vengo mama chula mama chula
    Ahora vengo mama chula (South side)
    Ahora vengo mama chula, mama chula
    Ahora vengo mama chula (worldwide)
    Ahora vengo mama chula, mama chula
    Ahora vengo mama chula (open up your eyes)

    Maria, you know you're my lover
    When the wind blows, I can feel you
    Through the weather
    And even when we are apart
    Still feels like we're together
    Maria, yeah

    She reminds me of a West Side Story
    Growing up in Spanish Harlem
    She's living the life just like a movie star
    Oh, Maria, Maria
    Oh, she fell in love in East L.A
    To the sounds of the guitar
    Played by Carlos Santana

    Put 'em up, y'all
    Carlos Santana with the Refugee Gang
    Wyclef
    Jerry Wonda
    Mr. Santana
    G&B
    Yo, Carlos, man, you makin' that guitar cry Writer/s: Carlos Santana, David Mc Rae, Jerry Duplessis, Karl Perazzo, Marvin Hough, Paul Rekow, Wyclef Jean
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Wixen Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 7

  • Kimberly from Landing, NjReasons are images of our Faith! Just the lowdown bring people together.
  • Kelly from Arlington, TxI freaking love this song!!Me and my cousins sing it all the time it reminds us of each other because thats what som of us usd to live in...i think Carlos Santana is TH bst guitarrist(sp?)...EVER!
  • Marquia from Ahoskie, Nci thought you could actually LISTEN to the song!! thats the only reason i waisted my time registering!! GEEZ!!!
  • Derek from London, United KingdomWe borrow the beat for one of our songs in church. Shhhhhhhhhhhhh don't tell anyone!
  • Maria from London, United Kingdomthe best song in the whole entire world, every where ive gone since i was little this song was sang to me and i love it! i need 2 go see carlos in concert one of these days
  • Jess from Oakland, CaI simply love this song. it's definitely one of the best ever. lyrics, beats, guitar solo,....just awesome
  • Douglas from Strathroy, CanadaThere is also a remix to this song by Wyclef himself on the Santana album "Ceremony: Remixes & Rarities".
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