Category Archives: Geraldo Pereira

Ministério da Economia

Lyrics from “Ministério da Economia” by Geraldo Pereira and Arnaldo Passos (1951) — Mister President, your Excellency has shown that it’s for real Now everything’s gonna be a steal Now the poor man can go ahead and eat Mister President, well … Continue reading

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Falsa Baiana

Lyrics from “Falsa Baiana” by Geraldo Pereira (1944) — Good Audio Versions: João Gilberto, Gal Costa — [This] baiana, who goes into the samba and just stands there Doesn’t samba, doesn’t dance, doesn’t move or nothing Doesn’t know how to … Continue reading

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