Monthly Archives: September 2014

Diz que fui por aí

Lyrics from “Diz que fui por aí” by Zé Kéti and Hortêncio Rocha (1964) — If anyone asks after me, tell them I went out Carrying my guitar under my arm On any corner, I’ll stop At any little bar, I’ll go … Continue reading

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Samba do Irajá

Lyrics from “Samba do Irajá” by Nei Lopes (1976) Original recording by Roberto Ribeiro (1976): Recording by Nei Lopes (1980): I have stamped on my face, and in my chest, On the side opposite the right, a saudade (What saudade!) A sensation that … Continue reading

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Beatriz

“Beatriz” by Edu Lobo and Chico Buarque (1983) — Look I wonder if she’s a maiden I wonder if she’s sad I wonder if it’s just the contrary I wonder if it’s painting The face of the actress If she dances in the … Continue reading

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