BC: After 13 years of life in the Dominican Republic, Tim Irish lives with his wife and three sons in Illinois. | No Llorar is the story of a young man who learns the lessons of life from his mother and father, then writes a song for his grandchildren as a content old man.
FC: No Llorar by Tim Irish
1: Life in the Dominican Campo is hard, but full of simple pleasures. This book is inspired by the camposino's love of work, play, family, and dancing to bachata,
3: No Llorar Music and words by Tim Irish Illustrated by Microsoft
4: Woke up in the early morning.
5: Climbed up in the mango tree
6: Thought about what Mama told me.
7: This is what she said to me....
8: You can't always get what you wanna.
9: With the sunshine comes the rain.
10: But there ain't any use in crying.
11: No llorar, No lollar.
12: Walked out in the fields round noontime.
13: Working in the hot day sun.
14: Thought about what Papa told me.
15: You better listen to me my son....
16: You can't always get what you wanna.
17: With the sunshine comes the rain.
18: But there ain't any use in cryin.
19: No llorar, No llorar.
20: Sat down on my porch round sundown.
21: Grandchildren on my knee.
22: Thought about what life has taught me.
23: And now you can sing with me.
24: You can't always get what you wanna.
25: With the sunshine comes the rain.
26: But there ain't any use in cryin'.
27: No llorar No llorar.