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Chi non lavora non fa l'amore, Adriano Celentano

The song won the Festival of Sanremo in 1970, in the performance of Adriano Celentano and his wife Claudia Mori
Chi non lavora non fa l'amoreThe song was composed by the Celentano himself with Luciano Beretta and Miki Del Prete.

After the Festival the single sold over 750,000 copies. Celentano said in an interview, "I never expected to win the Festival, but I was sure to sell many records".

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"Chi non lavora non fa l'amore!"
Questo mi ha detto ieri mia moglie!
"Chi non lavora non fa l'amore!"
Questo mi ha detto ieri mia moglie!
"Who doesn't work, doesn't make love!"
This is what my wife told me yesterday!
"who doesn't work, doesn't make love!"
This is what my wife told me yesterday!
 
A casa stanco ieri ritornai
mi son seduto, niente c'era in tavola
arrabbiata lei mi grida che
ho scioperato due giorni su tre
yesterday I returned home tired
I sat down, there was nothing on the table
angry she shouts that
I went on strike two days out of three
 
Coi soldi che le dò
non ce la fa più
ed ha deciso che lei fa lo sciopero
contro di me!
With the money I give her
she can't do any more
and decided that she's on strike
against me!
 
"Chi non lavora non fa l'amore!"
Questo mi ha detto ieri mia moglie!
"who doesn't work, doesn't make love!"
This is what my wife told me yesterday!
 
Allora andai a lavorare
mentre eran tutti a scioperare!
E un grosso pugno in faccia mi arrivò,
andai a piedi alla guardia medica!
Then I went to work
while they were all on strike!
And a big punch in the face came to me,
I walked to the emergency ward!
 
C'era lo sciopero anche dei tranvai
Arrivo lì, ma il dottore non c'è!
E' in sciopero anche lui! Che gioco è! Ma?!
Ma come finirà
da-bo-da da-bo-da
There was also a strike of tramcars
I arrive, but the doctor is not here!
He's on strike too! What's the game? Well?!
But how will it end?
da-bo-da da-bo-da
 
c'è il caos nella città
Non so più cosa far!
Se non sciopero mi picchiano
Se sciopero mia moglie dice:
there is chaos in the city
I don't know any more what to do!
If I don't strike they beat me
If I strike my wife says:
 
"Chi non lavora non fa l'amore!"
Dammi l'aumento signor padrone
così vedrai che in casa tua
e in ogni casa entra l'amore.
"Chi non lavora non fa l'amore!"
Questo mi ha detto ieri mia moglie!
"Who doesn't work, doesn't make love!"
Give me a rise master
so you'll see that in your home
and in every home love will come.
"who doesn't work, doesn't make love!"
This is what my wife told me yesterday!