Category Archives: Gilberto Gil

“Vento de maio” (1966) and “Vento de maio” (1979)

“Vento de maio” by Gilberto Gil (music) and Torquato Neto (lyrics), 1966  — Oi você, que vem de longe // Hey you [girl] who’s come from so far away Caminhando há tanto tempo // Been walking for so long now Que … Continue reading

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“Tenho Sede” and “Lamento Sertanejo”

Lyrics from “Tenho Sede” by Dominguinhos and Anastácia (1975) — Bring me a cup of water, I’m thirsty and this thirst could kill me My throat yearns for a little water and my eyes yearn for your gaze A plant … Continue reading

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Expresso 2222

Lyrics from “Expresso 2222” by Gilberto Gil Album: Expresso 2222 LP (Philips, 1972) – Good Audio Version — The Express 2222 started running It runs direct from Bonsucesso to the hereafter The Express 2222 started running From Brazil Central Station … Continue reading

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