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Maria (West Side Story)

Maria
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The most famous song from one of the most famous musicals ever, West Side Story, from 1961, based on the story of Romeo and Juliet adapted to "modern" times in the America of the 50's. Sang by Richard Beymer.

In this song, our modern Romeo, Tony, from the white American gang of the Jets, falls in love with Maria, a girl whose brother belongs to the Puertorican gang of the Sharks.

This song was so popular than thousands of girls all over the world, specially in the States, received this Spanish name, Maria, after our modern Juliet heroine.

 

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Move these lines around to put the lyrics in the correct order.

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And suddenly that name
Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria
The most beautiful sound I ever heard:
Maria
Will never be the same to me.
in a single word
I just met a girl named Maria,
All the beautiful sounds of the world
Maria
Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria
 
How wonderful a sound can be!
Say it loud and there's music playing,
Maria!
Maria!
I just kissed a girl named Maria,
And suddenly I found
Say it soft and it's almost like praying.
 
Say it loud and there's music playing,
Maria, I'll never stop saying Maria
The most beautiful sound I ever heard.
Maria
Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria
Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria
Say it soft and it's almost like praying.
Maria, I'll never stop saying Maria
 
Total number of items: 3
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