Già alla vigilia delle elezioni, si sapeva che il neo Presidente degli Usa, Barack Obama, avesse radici irlandesi provenienti da un piccolo villaggio nella contea di Offaly. Così un gruppo irlandese ha composto la canzone There’s no one as Irish as Barack Obama che, da subito, si è insediata in vetta nella hit parade britannica.
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Ma di cosa parla questa canzone? La band ‘Hardy Drew and the Nancy Boys’ afferma che il presidente afroamericano (le cui origini irlandesi risalirebbero al diciottesimo secolo) è “irlandese come il vecchio JFK”, o come i cognomi “O’Leary, O’Riley, O’Hare e O’Hara”.
There’s no one as Irish as Barack Obama, VIDEO
No one as Irish as Barack OBama O’Leary, O’Reilly, O’Hare and O’Hara There’s no one as Irish as Barack O’Bama
You don’t believe me, I hear you say But Barack’s as Irish, as was JFK His granddaddy’s daddy came from Moneygall A small Irish village, well known to you all
Toor a loo, toor a loo, toor a loo, toor a lama There’s no one as Irish As Barack O’Bama
He’s as Irish as bacon and cabbage and stew He’s Hawaiian he’s Kenyan American too Hes in the white house, He took his chance Now lets see Barack do Riverdance
Toor a loo, toor a loo, toor a loo, toor a lama There’s no one as Irish As Barack O’Bama (Rit2.)
From Kerry and cork to old Donegal Lets hear it for Barack from old moneygall From the lakes if Killarney to old Connemara Theres no one as Irish as Barack OBama
O’Leary, O’Reilly, O’Hare and O’Hara There’s no one as Irish as Barack O’Bama (Rit.) From the old blarney stone to the great hill of Tara There’s no one as Irish as Barack O’Bama
2008 the white house is green, their cheering in Mayo and in Skibereen. The Irish in Kenya, and in Yokahama, Are cheering for President Barack OBama
The Hockey Moms gone, and so is McCain They are cheering in Texas and in Borrisokane,
In Moneygall town, the greatest of drama, for our Famous president Barack o Bama
The great Stephen Neill, a great man of God, He proved that Barack was from the Auld Sod They came by bus and they came by car, to celebrate Barack in Ollie Hayess Bar