Letra traducida Billy Joel - We didn't start the fire

We didn't start the fire



Harry Truman, Doris Day, Red China, Johnnie Ray
South Pacific, Walter Winchell, Joe DiMaggio

Joe McCarthy, Richard Nixon, Studebaker, television
North Korea, South Korea, Marilyn Monroe

Rosenbergs, H-Bomb, Sugar Ray, Panmunjom
Brando, "The King and I", and "The Catcher in the Rye"

Eisenhower, vaccine, England's got a new queen
Marciano, Liberace, Santayana goodbye

[Chorus]
We didn't start the fire
It was always burning
Since the world's been turning
We didn't start the fire
Though we did ignite it
But we tried to fight it

Josef Stalin, Malenkov, Nasser and Prokofiev
Rockefeller, Campanella, Communist Bloc

Roy Cohn, Juan Peron, Toscanini, Dacron
Dien Bien Phu Falls, Rock Around the Clock

Einstein, James Dean, Brooklyn's got a winning team
Davy Crockett, Peter Pan, Elvis Presley, Disneyland

Bardot, Budapest, Alabama, Khrushchev
Princess Grace, Peyton Place, Trouble in the Suez

[Chorus]

Little Rock, Pasternak, Mickey Mantle, Kerouac
Sputnik, Chou En-Lai, Bridge On The River Kwait

Lebanon, Charles de Gaulle, California Baseball,
Starkwether, Homicide, Children of Thalidomide

Buddy Holly, Ben Hur, Space Monkey, Mafia
Hula Hoops, Castro, Edsel is a no-go

U2, Syngman Rhee, payola and Kennedy
Chubby Checker, Psycho, Belgians in the Congo

[Chorus]

Hemingway, Eichmann, "Stranger in a Strange Land",
Dylan, Berlin, Bay of Pigs invasion

Lawrence of Arabia, British Beatlemania
Ole Miss, John Glenn, Liston beats Patterson

Pope Paul, Malcolm X, British Politician sex
J.F.K. blown away, what else do I have to say

[Chorus]

Birth control, Ho Chi Minh, Richard Nixon back again
Moonshot, Woodstock, Watergate, punk rock

Begin, Reagan, Palestine, Terror on the airline
Ayatollah's in Iran, Russians in Afghanistan

Wheel of Fortune, Sally Ride, heavy metal, suicide
Foreign debts, homeless Vets, AIDS, Crack, Bernie Goetz

Hypodermics on the shores, China's under martial law
Rock and Roller cola wars, I can't take it anymore

We didn't start the fire
It was always burning since the world's been turning.
We didn't start the fire
But when we are gone
It will still burn on, and on, and on, and on...

[Chorus x3]

Nosotros no encendimos el fuego

Harry Truman, Doris Day, la China roja, Johnnie Ray
El Pacífico Sur, Walter Winchell, Joe DiMaggio

Joe McCarthy, Richard Nixon, Studebaker, televisión
Corea del Norte, Corea del Sur, Marilyn Monroe

Los Rosenbergs, la bomba H, Sugar Ray, Panmunjom
Brando, "El Rey y Yo", y "El guardián entre el centeno"*

Eisenhower, la vacuna, Inglaterra tiene nueva reina
Marciano, Liberace, Santayana adiós

[Estribillo]
Nosotros no encendimos el fuego
Siempre estuvo ardiendo
Desde que el mundo gira
Nosotros no encendimos el fuego
Sin embargo lo avivamos
Pero intentamos combatirlo

Josef Stalin, Malenkov, Nasser y Prokofiev
Rockefeller, Campanella, el Bloque Comunista

Roy Cohn, Juan Peron, Toscanini, Dacron
Dien Bien Phu cae, "Rock Around the Clock"

Einstein, James Dean, Brooklyn tiene un equipo ganador
Davy Crockett, Peter Pan, Elvis Presley, Disneyland

Bardot, Budapest, Alabama, Khrushchev
Princesa Grace, Peyton Place, Problema en Suez

[Estribillo]

Little Rock, Pasternak, Mickey Mantle, Kerouac
Sputnik, Chou En-Lai, "Puente sobre el río Kwait"

Lebanon, Charles de Gaulle, California Baseball,
Starkwether, Homicidio, Chicos de Talidomida

Buddy Holly, Ben Hur, Mono del espacio, Mafia
Hula Hoops, Castro, Edsel es un inútil

U2, Syngman Rhee, soborno y Kennedy
Chubby Checker, Psico, belgas en el Congo

[Estribillo]

Hemingway, Eichmann, "Forastero en tierra extraña",
Dylan, Berlin, Invasión de Bahía de Cerdos

Lawrence de Arabia, Beatlemanía británica
Ole Miss, John Glenn, Liston bate a Patterson

Pope Paul, Malcolm X, sexo de políticos británicos
J.F.K. volado, qué más tengo que decir

[Estribillo]

Control de natalidad, Ho Chi Minh, Richard Nixon de vuelta
Nave espacial, Woodstock, Watergate, punk rock

Empezar, Reagan, Palestina, Terror en las aerolíneas
Ayatollah está en Irán, rusos en Afganistán

Rueda de la Fortuna, Sally Ride, heavy metal, suicidio
Deuda externa, veteranos sin hogar, SIDA, Crack, Bernie Goetz

Jeringuillas en las orillas, China está bajo la ley marcial
Rock and Roller guerras de cola, ya no puedo aguantarlo

Nosotros no inventamos el fuego
Siempre estuvo ardiendo desde que el mundo gira
Nosotros no inventamos el fuego
Pero cuando ya no estemos
Aún seguirá, y seguirá, y seguirá, y seguirá ardiendo...

[Estribillo x3]


*Título de novela también traducido como "El Cazador Oculto"

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