Stan Kenton and His Orchestra Special Delivery cover

Special Delivery
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Verse 1
I, Tampico, Tampico, on the Gulf of Mehico
Tampico, Tampico, down in Mehico
Verse 2
You buy a beautiful shawl
A souvenir for Aunt Flo
Authentic Mexican yarn
Made in Idaho
Verse 3
I, Tampico, Tampico, on the Gulf of Mehico
Tampico, Tampico, down Mehico
Verse 4
The senoritas, they waive, when you arrive at the dock
The native costumes they wear
Are slacks and bobby socks
Verse 5
I, Tampico, Tampico, on the Gulf of Mehico
Tampico, Tampico, down in Mehico
Verse 6
You buy some pottery there
To beat the luxury tax
You find that when you get home
They sell it cheaper at Sachs
Verse 7
I, Tampico, Tampico, on the Gulf of Mehico
Tampico, Tampico, down in Mehico
Verse 8
You ask a Mexican band
To play a rumba-down-dare
He turns and says to the boys
"Hey, fellas, dig that square!"
Verse 9
I, Tampico, Tampico, on the Gulf of Mehico
Tampico, Tampico, down in Mehico
Verse 10
Down in Mehico

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