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The Man Behind 'Mambo No.5' Lou Bega Chats To 98FM's Big Breakfast

Jamie Maguire
Jamie Maguire

11:00 22 Sep 2022

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It's safe to say it's probably the biggest song of the 90's and early noughties!

It's also one of the those songs, that everyone no matter what, seems to know the lyrics to..

It is of course, Mambo No.5! (Certified classic)




The man behind the massive hit Lou Bega joined 98FM's Big Breakfast to chat to Rebecca and Brendan.

The Big Breakfast asked Lou if the names of the girls in the song are made up or named after real people to which Lou replied: "Most of the names (of the girls) I met in my lifetime, but of course when I wrote it, I had to change some names."



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Lou also chatted to the Big Breakfast about meeting Jennifer Lopez at the grammys the same year she wore her iconic green dress and Lou even managed to get a cheeky kiss on the cheek from her! DON'T TELL BEN AFFLECK!

Among all else, Lou chatted about arriving to Dublin next month to play the 3Arena and that it will be his first time ever in our beautiful capital city!


Listen to the full interview below.


98FM’s Big Breakfast with Rebecca & Brendan – Weekdays from 7am


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