DESCRIPTION: Spanish: Title means "Early morning." The singer wishes for sun, moon, and stars to help him court, or separate from Marianita. Chorus: "Ya viene a maeciendo Ya la lus del dia nos vio, Ys dispierta amiga mia, Mira que ya amanecio."
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Sandburg)
KEYWORDS: courting separation Mexico foreignlanguage
FOUND IN: Mexico
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Sandburg, pp. 292-293, "Mananitas" (1 text plus free translation, 1 tune)
NOTES: The proper name of this piece is Mañanitas. The accentuation of the chorus is left as an exercise for the Spanish-speaking reader. - RBW
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