“Lábios Que Beijei” – “Nada Além” – “Enquanto Houver Saudade”

Lyrics for "Lábios que beijei" by J. Cascata and Leonel Azevedo, recorded by Orlando Silva (1937) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOzTp267394 ___ Lábios que beijei / Lips that I kissed Mãos que afaguei / Hands that I clutched Numa noite de luar, assim, / On a moonlit night like this O mar na solidão bramia/ The sea in its… Continue reading “Lábios Que Beijei” – “Nada Além” – “Enquanto Houver Saudade”

Canto do povo de um lugar

Lyrics from "Canto do povo de um lugar" by Caetano Veloso (1975) --- Good Audio Version (Pena Branca and Xavantinho with Renato Teixeira) --- Every day the sun rises And we sing to the sun of each day Late afternoon, the land blushes And we weep because the afternoon is gone When it's night, the gentle… Continue reading Canto do povo de um lugar

Alegria, Alegria

Lyrics from "Alegria, Alegria" by Caetano Veloso (1967) Original video from Festival Record (1967), apologies for quality --- Good Audio Version --- Walking against the wind, no kerchief, no ID Under the near-December sun I go... The Sun is divided among crimes Spaceships, guerillas And beautiful Cardinales I go... In presidents' faces, in passionate kisses,… Continue reading Alegria, Alegria