9) María Cervantes (5:53)
Comp. by Noro Morales, ASCAP Arrangement and Coro by Paquito Pastor, Soneo: Hiram Remón

Solos: Paquito Pastor- piano

María Cervantes
Rhythms used: Son-Montuno, Songo, Bembé

Coro: María Cervantes que bonita tu sonrisa de marfil

Soneo: Eres tan linda y hermosa, Dios te guardó para mí (coro)
Sueño con tus ojos con tu linda boca y tu bonito perfil (coro)
esas perlas que tu guardas en tu estuche de rubí (coro)
ahora yo te dejo con Paquito Pastor, en el teclado es un doctor

Coro: María Cervantes que bonita tu sonrisa de marfil

Soneo: Acuérdate de Acapulco, de aquellas playas, María (coro)
al oido te susurraba una bella melodía

Coro: María Cervantes que bonita tu sonrisa de marfil

Soneo: te llevo en mi corazón ay mi adorada María (coro)
yo siempre ruego al Creador, amarte toda la vida.

María Cervantes (English translation)

Chorus: María Cervantes, oh so beautiful, your smile is like ivory

Soneo: You are so beautiful and lovely, God saved you just for me (chorus)

I dream of your eyes, your lovely mouth, and your beautiful profile (chorus)
Those pearls that you keep in your ruby case* (chorus)
Now I leave you with Paquito Pastor, on the keyboard he is a masterful doctor
*(In this poetic imagery, pearls refer to teeth, and the ruby case refers to red lips)

Chorus: María Cervantes, oh so beautiful, your smile is like ivory

Remember Acapulco, those lovely beaches, María (chorus)
I whispered a beautiful melody in your ear

Chorus: María Cervantes, oh so beautiful, your smile is like ivory

Soneo: I carry you in my heart, oh my adored María (chorus)
I always beg the Creator that I will love you for all my life