A boy went back to Napoli Because he missed the scenery The native dancers and the charming songs But wait a minute, something's wrong
Hey! Hey! Now it's hey Mambo, Mambo Italiano! Hey Mambo, Mambo Italiano! Go, go, Joe, you mixed up Sigiliano All you Calabrese do the mambo like crazy
And hey Mambo! Don't wanna tarantella Hey Mambo! No more-a moozzarella Hey Mambo! Hey Mambo Italiano Try an enchilada with a fish-a-barcalada
Hey goombah! I love-a how you dance rumba But take-a some advice paisano Learn how to mambo If you're gonna be a square You're never gonna go nowhere
Hey Mambo, Mambo Italiano! Hey Mambo, hey Mambo Italiano! Go, go, Joe, shake-a like a Gioviano Hello quesadicha You getta happy in the feets-a When you Mambo Italiano!
Shake-a baby, shake-a 'cause I love-a when you take-a me
Hey Jagool! You don't-a have to go to school Just make a little beef flambino It's-a like-a vino Kid you're good-lookin' But you don't know what's-a cookin' till you Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!
Shake-a baby, shake-a 'cause I love it when you take-a me By the pizzeria down-a where I'm gonna be-a Don't ya tell your mama Mama's gonna tell-a papa There's-a nothin' to it Come on baby let's-a do it!
Hey Mambo, Mambo Italiano! Hey Mambo, Mambo Italiano! Go, go, Joe, you mixed up Sigiliano It's-a so delish-a, everybody gonna preshi-ada Mambo Italiano!