Monthly Archives: July 2014

Adeus, Mangueira

“Adeus, Mangueira” by Herivelto Martins and Grande Otelo (1958) — Juscelino summoned me – I’m going to die of saudade, but I’m going Goodbye, Mangueira, goodbye my Vigário Geral Goodbye, my samba, goodbye federal capital I was born on the … Continue reading

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“Estrela de Madureira” and “Madureira Chorou”

Lyrics from “Estrela de Madureira” by Acyr Pimentel and Cardoso; recorded by Roberto Ribeiro (1975) — Shining in a tremendous theater, in a tourbillion of light, of light The vision appears of she who my samba expresses The star goes on shining, a thousand … Continue reading

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