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Notes

Pronunciation

ràng wǒmen dàng qǐ shuāng jiǎng


ràng wǒmen dàng qǐ shuāng jiǎng
xiǎochuán er tuī kāi bōlàng
hǎimiàn dàoyìngzhe měilì de bái tǎ
sìzhōu huánràozhe lǜ shù hóng qiáng
xiǎochuán er qīng qīng
piāodàng zài shuǐzhōng
yíngmiàn chuī láile liángshuǎng de fēng


hónglǐngjīn yíngzhe tàiyáng
yángguāng sǎ zài hǎimiàn shàng
shuǐzhōng de yú er wàngzhe wǒmen
qiāoqiāo de tīng wǒmen yúkuài gēchàng
xiǎochuán er qīng qīng
piāodàng zài shuǐzhōng
yíngmiàn chuī láile liángshuǎng de fēng


zuò wánliǎo yītiān de gōngkè
wǒmen lái jìnqíng huānlè
wǒmen nǐ qīn'ài de huǒbàn
shuí gěi wǒmen ānpái xià xìngfú de shēnghuó
xiǎochuán er qīng qīng
piāodàng zài shuǐzhōng
yíngmiàn chuī láile liángshuǎng de fēng


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You can read an interesting essay about this song and the activity of rowing a boat in Shanghai and Beijing in the 1980's.

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