My Barefoot Chicanita

Running 'cross the green grass on a golden afternoon
Followed by her puppy and a helium balloon,
There's no baby sweeter than my barefoot chicanita.

And then we sing,
"Esta niña linda que nació de dia,
"Quiere que la lleven a ver a su tía."

Reaching for my camera while she strikes a pose
Underneath the shower of a garden hose,
There's no baby sweeter than my barefoot chicanita.

And then we sing, "Esta niña linda que nació de noche
"Quiere que la lleven a pasear en coche."

Come on out and see her running through the park,
Chasing all the pigeons while the sky grows dark.
You'll love the way she'll greet ya: My barefoot chicanita.

And then we sing, "Esta niña linda se quiere dormir.
"Higanle su cuna de su toronjil"

Instrumental section

And then we sing, "Esta niña linda se llama Victoria.
"Esta niña linda me da gran euforia."

Copyright 2006  NADJA MUSIC Reinaldo García
November 8, 1998 Monterey, CA

Victoria

This bilingual mariachi tune, written about our daughter Victoria,
originally appeared on Dogs of the Moon.

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