Rosa Morena

Lyrics from "Rosa Morena" by Dorival Caymmi Recordings include: Os Anjos do Inferno (1942, Columbia); Dorival Caymmi (Album: Sambas de Caymmi, 1955); João Gilberto  (Album: Chega de Saudade , 1959) Original Recording: - João Gilberto, on Chega de Saudade: --- Rosa Morena Where are you going, morena, Rosa With that rose in your hair and that gait of a… Continue reading Rosa Morena

João Valentão

Lyrics from "João Valentão" by Dorival Caymmi (1945) -- Listen: João Gilberto, recording in Chico Pereira's house, 1958 -- João Valentão is a bully, he throws blows He doesn't pay attention and he doesn't even contemplate life He intimidates every João, he does things that even God can't believe But he has his moment in life...… Continue reading João Valentão