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How to Sing “Happy Birthday” in Spanish

The Spanish version of “Happy Birthday” is more poetic than what we usually sing in English. Have you ever stopped to think that the “Happy Birthday” song only contains six different words, including a proper noun? It’s about as simplistic as they come, so here’s a new jingle to learn and practice on your celebrating friends and loved ones:

De las velas las luces

Ellas quieren decir

Que tú  tengas, Carlito,

Cumpleaños feliz

The great thing is that, while the lyrics are in another language, the music stays the same. Loosely translated, the “Feliz Cumpleaños” song says:

The lights from the candles

Would like to wish you, Charlie,

A happy birthday!

I know: It’s much more poetic in Spanish, as it lends itself more readily to the traditional tune.

Now all I need is someone to teach me the song in Arabic!


April 23, 2009 at 9:10 pm 1 comment

Leprechaun Logic

leprechaun_engraving_1900Forget the green beer!

Restore my 401K

And Roth IRA.

March 17, 2009 at 11:03 pm 1 comment

Silly Valentine Rhymes

Roses are red

Violets are blue

These days, about nothing

There’s much ado


Superman’s red

Smurfs are blue

Bart Simpson should consider

Getting high with Scooby Doo


Lips can be red

Eyes can be blue

I can tell a lot

By the size of your shoe


February 13, 2009 at 11:38 pm Leave a comment

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