Monthly Archives: July 2012

“A Flor e o Espinho” and “Folhas Secas”

Lyrics from “A Flor e o Espinho” by Nelson Cavaquinho, Guilherme de Brito and Alcides Caminha (1957) Song begins at 0:55 — Good Audio Version (Beth Carvalho) — Get your smile out of the way, cause I want to go … Continue reading

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Chão de Estrelas

Lyrics from “Chão de Estrelas” (Starry Ground) by Orestes Barbosa and Sílvio Caldas (1937) — Good Audio Version (João Gilberto) — My life was an illuminated stage, I was always dressed in gold A clown of lost illusions Covered in phony … Continue reading

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Expresso 2222

Lyrics from “Expresso 2222” by Gilberto Gil Album: Expresso 2222 LP (Philips, 1972) – Good Audio Version — The Express 2222 started running It runs direct from Bonsucesso to the hereafter The Express 2222 started running From Brazil Central Station … Continue reading

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