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Macarena

Words and Music by Antonio Romero and Rafael Ruiz
1994 Canciones Del Mundo, S.A./Grupo Editorial Discorama, S.L./
Nuevas Ediciones, S.A. (SGAE)
administered by Rightsong Music, Inc. (BMI)

sung by Elmo, Hoots the Owl, Benny Rabbit, Wolfgang the Seal (all four Kevin Clash)
Prairie Dawn, Zoe (both Fran Brill), Rosita (Carmen Osbahr)
Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch (both Carroll Spinney) and The Count (Jerry Nelson)


Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Que tu cuerpo es pa darle
Alegria y cosa buena
Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Eh, Macarena!

Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Que tu cuerpo es pa darle
Alegria y cosa buena
Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Eh, Macarena!

Rosita: Get down, Elmo! Yeah!

Elmo: Elmo has something to tell you
The Macarena is a dance
Named after a girl in Spain called "Macarena!"
Maybe someday Elmo will get a dance named after him
Yeah, something like this, "Hey, do the Elmo!"

Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Que tu cuerpo es pa darle
Alegria y cosa buena
Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Eh, Macarena!

Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Que tu cuerpo es pa darle
Alegria y cosa buena
Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Eh, Macarena!

Hoots: Hey, listen to Hoots!
Move your hands, move your arms
Move your tummy, move your legs
Move your knees, move your feet
Move everything!

Big Bird: I'm moving my beak

Prairie Dawn: I find this song very inspirational

Hoots: Yeah, let's do the Macarena!

Big Bird: Shake your tail feathers

Benny: Hey, I don't wanna do this
I don't wanna do this at all
I'm gonna get downtown!

Zoe: Take it, Wolfgang!

Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Que tu cuerpo es pa darle
Alegria y cosa buena
Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Eh, Macarena!

Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Que tu cuerpo es pa darle
Alegria y cosa buena
Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Eh, Macarena!

Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Que tu cuerpo es pa darle
Alegria y cosa buena
Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Eh, Macarena!

The Count: If everybody in the world would just try this dance
Then there would be over 5 and a half billion people
Doing the Macarena!
Here let me count them for you ...

One person doing the Macarena
Two people doing the Macarena
Yes!
Three people doing the Macarena
I love it!
Four people doing the Macarena

Oscar: Will you stop it already?!

Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Que tu cuerpo es pa darle
Alegria y cosa buena
Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Eh, Macarena!

Oscar: How many thousands of times are you going to sing it?!

Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Que tu cuerpo es pa darle
Alegria y cosa buena
Dale a tu cuerpo
Alegria Macarena
Eh, Macarena!

The Count: That's 3,200,563,043 people doing the Macarena!
Ha! Ha! Come on, folks, we're over half way there!
Ha! Ha! Ha!

Transcribed by the archive's webmistress Tiny Dancer

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