Means: You Want To Play The American. Neapolitan, known for his early electronic effects and accelerated voices. Nobody sold more records in Italy in '57. Nisa (Nicola Salerno) also wrote the lyrics of Guaglione (see there) and Non Ho L'Eta.
Ray Gelato Giants [also in Levi's Dockers commercial]
Matt Damon & Jude Law [in film The Talented Mr. Ripley]
Brian Setzer Orch. [as Americano]
Lou Bega [as You Wanna Be Americano]
Yolanda Be Cool vs D Cup [as We No Speak Americano!; world hit]
Jody Bernal [as Dame Tu Veneno]
DJ Daxter [remix as Papa Americano]