Category Archives: Bossa Nova

“Chega de Saudade” — “Garota de Ipanema” — “O amor em paz”

Chega de Saudade (1958, Tom Jobim & Vinicius de Moraes) — — Vai minha tristeza // Get along, my sorrow E diz a ela que sem ela não pode ser // And tell her it’s just impossible without her Diz-lhe numa prece … Continue reading

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Corcovado

Lyrics from “Corcovado” by Antônio Carlos Jobim (1960) — Good Audio Version (João Gilberto) — A little nook, a guitar This love, a song To make the loved one happy Plenty of calm to think, and to have time to … Continue reading

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Lígia

Lyrics from “Lígia” by Tom Jobim (1972) — Good Audio Version (João Gilberto) — I’ve never dreamed of you, I’ve never gone to the movies I don’t like samba, I don’t go to Ipanema I don’t like rain, I don’t … Continue reading

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