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Maria
 
( The most beautiful sound I ever heard )
Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria . . .
( All the beautiful sounds of the world in a single word )
Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria . . .
Maria, Maria . . .
Maria!
Iíve just met a girl named Maria!
And suddenly that name will never be the same to me . . .
 
Maria!
Iíve just kissed a girl named Maria!
And suddenly Iíve found how wonderful a sound can be . . .
Maria!
Say it loud and thereís music playiní,
Say it soft and itís almost like prayiní,
Maria!
Iíll never stop sayiní Maria!
 
Maria!
Iíve just kissed a girl named Maria!
And suddenly Iíve found how wonderful a sound can be . . .
Maria!
Say it loud and thereís music playiní,
Say it soft and itís almost like prayiní,
Maria!
Iíll never stop sayiní Maria!
 
( The most beautiful sound I ever heard )
Maria! ( Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria . . . )
 
~ from "West Side Story" 1957, 1961
Music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, 1957 
G. Schirmer Inc. & Chappell & Co., Inc. ASCAP
Original RCA Recordingfrom the 1962 album "By Request"| Front Cover | Back Cover |
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and The Ray Charles Singers
Produced by Hugo & Luigi
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Recorded June 8th, 1962

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