Ghita - Cleopatra Straton

Once in a while, there comes along a star voice, that just stops your breath, holds you in awe of the talent that some people are born with. Then when you read about the person, and know their age, you are just spell bound. Wow ! is all you can utter. One such person is Cleopatra Stratan. She recorded her first album at the age of 3. I can write pages probably, but these links should do the deed too.

Featured in this post's video clipping is one of her most famous recording "Ghita" in English and its lyrics. The last Stanza is in Romanian, her native language.

The coat is inside out,
There is no sun above
Nothing is going good
Since I think of Ghita.
But Ghita's not in town
I asked why he's not around
It seems to me he's gone
He's gone abroad

Hard, I think it's very hard
Want, I don't know what I want
I know that you like me too
Ghita, what is up with you?
Young, come on in or go
Young, tell me yes or no
Ghita, please dont´t anger me
Tell me how your life will be

Tonight I'm waiting at the wicket
Me at the station I bought a ticket
Come to,
But don't come as you did before
As usually with empty hands...
Who else
Will wait and sing for you as I do
Entire evening just getting there
Show me a girl who's found of you
That loves you more as much as I do...

Ghita, te-astept diseara la portita
Langa portita de la scoala
Vino da numa nu vini cum vii tu
De obicei cu mana goala
Cine te mai asteapta ca si mine
O seara intreaga numai pe tine.
Ghita, arata-mi tu o fata care
Sa te iubeasca asa de tare!


Anonymous said…
Great song! Wish I had 2 things:-
1) skill to play a guitar and
2) a daughter like this kid to sing it

Tis a lovely song to play with a single instrument (guitar) at an outdoor picnic eh?.

Girish Som.