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Mandei Caiar o Sobrado

 

Mandei caiar o sobrado

Mahn-DEY kaye-AHRH ooh soh-BRAH-dooh

I ordered the house out back white washed

Mandei, mandei, mandei

Mahn-DEY, mahn-DEY, mahn-DEY

I ordered, I ordered, I ordered

Mandei pintar de amarelo

Mahn-DEY peehnh-TAHRH deeh ah-mah-REH-looh

I ordered it painted yellow

Caiei, caiei, caiei

Kaye-EY, kaye-EY, kaye-EY

I whitewashed it, I whitewashed it, I whitewashed it

(coro/chorus)

Mandei caiar o sobrado

Mahn-DEY kaye-AHRH ooh soh-BRAH-dooh

I ordered the house out back white washed

Mandei, mandei, mandei

Mahn-DEY, mahn-DEY, mahn-DEY

I ordered, I ordered, I ordered

Mandei pintar de amarelo

Mahn-DEY peehnh-TAHRH deeh ah-mah-REH-looh

I ordered it painted yellow

Caiei, caiei, caiei

Kaye-EY, kaye-EY, kaye-EY

I whitewashed it, I whitewashed it, I whitewashed it

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