Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Jardineira

Lyrics from “A Jardineira” by Benedito Lacerda and Humberto Porto (1938) — Good Audio Version (Orlando Silva) — Oh, gardening girl, why are you so sad? Why, what has befallen you? It was the camellia that fell from the branch, gasped twice and then died… … Continue reading

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Quando o Carnaval Chegar

Lyrics from “Quando o Carnaval Chegar” by Chico Buarque (1972) — Good Audio Version (Chico Buarque) — For those who see me just standing there, distant Who guarantee I don’t know how to samba I’m saving myself for when Carnival … Continue reading

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