Monthly Archives: August 2012

Saudade da Bahia

Lyrics from “Saudade da Bahia” by Dorival Caymmi (1957, Odeon) 1973 footage of Caymmi singing “Saudade da Bahia,” aired in a tribute after his death on Aug. 16, 2008: — Ai,  what longing I feel for Bahia Ai, if I’d … Continue reading

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Camisa Amarela

Lyrics from “Camisa Amarela” by Ary Barroso (1939) Original Recording by Araci de Almeida: 1956 Recording by Ary Barroso: — I found my man in the avenue In a yellow shirt Singing Florisbela, ah, Florisbela I invited him to come … Continue reading

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Acontece

Lyrics from “Acontece” by Cartola Album: Cartola (1974) — Good Audio Version (Cida Moreira)  and Cartola — Forget our love, go on and forget it Because everything in the world happens, And it so happens that I don’t know how to love anymore … Continue reading

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