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Mao A-Min Song Translations

U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois - 1943

Fort Gordon Basic Training 1962-1963

Sullivan Cave Sump Trip 1985

Sullivan Cave Trip 1985-1

Sullivan Cave Trip 1986-1

Sullivan Cave Trip 1986-2

Sullivan Cave Trip July1986

Salamander Cave Circa 1985

English and Pinyin Translations

of Mao A Min's Songs

Any corrections or additions to the translations are welcome. Send them to the webmaster.

The lines shown in these translations are generally of the form:

  1. Normal English translation for meaning words.
  2. Direct literal translation to English.
  3. Pinyin. Here the numbers have been replaced by "\" for falling, "/" for rising and for (3) "^". Of course, the "^", is upside down. If anyone objects to these 'improvements' upon pinyin, contact the webmaster, and they may be converted to standard pinyin.


The lyrics of these songs are useful for English speaking people, learning Chinese, and possibly Chinese learning English. These songs are on many of Mao A Min's CDs.

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