Quizás, Quizás, Quizás

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"Quizás, Quizás, Quizás"
Song by Osvaldo Farrés
Language Spanish
English title Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
Written 1947 (1947)
Genre Popular
Songwriter(s) Osvaldo Farrés

"Quizás, quizás, quizás", also sometimes known simply as "Quizás" ([ki'sas]; Spanish for "perhaps"), is a popular song by Cuban songwriter Osvaldo Farrés.[1][2] Farrés wrote the music and original Spanish lyrics for the song which became a hit for Bobby Capó in 1947. Farrés also received much help and inspiration for his lyrics from Cuban First Lady, Mary Tarrero-Serrano.[citation needed]

English version[edit]

The English lyrics "Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps" were written by Joe Davis[3] and are not a translation of the Spanish lyrics. The English version was first recorded by Desi Arnaz in 1948 (RCA).[4]

Notable cover versions[edit]

Notable cover versions include:

In film[edit]

The song was notably featured in several films.


  1. ^ "Osvaldo Farrés @ peermusic - The Independent Major". archive.org. 10 February 2007. Retrieved 6 April 2018. 
  2. ^ Jambrina, Jesús (29 August 2012). ""Quizás, quizás, quizás": una leyenda". Huffington Post. 
  3. ^ Bruce Bastin; Kip Lornell (2012). The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916–1978. American Made Music Series. University Press of Mississippi. p. 191. ISBN 978-1-61703-276-9. Retrieved 21 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "Desi Arnaz - Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps". WhoSampled.com. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved September 14, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Doris Day - Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps (Quizas, Quizas, Quizas)". 45cat.com. Retrieved 6 April 2018. 
  7. ^ http://www.discogs.com/Claire-Johnston-Africa-Blue/release/2668064 Retrieved 15 October 2013
  8. ^ "Welcome to Woop Woop (1997)". Retrieved 6 April 2018 – via www.imdb.com. 

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