Bandalhismo

"Bandalhismo" by Aldir Blanc and João Bosco, 1980 https://youtu.be/lFxj9bRlJWg --- Meu coração tem butiquins imundos // My heart has squalid taverns Antros de ronda, vinte-e-um, purrinha // Dives of ronda, blackjack, purrinha [pub games] Onde trêmulas mãos de vagabundo // Where the trembling hands of vagabonds Batucam samba-enredo na caixinha // Beat samba-enredos on matchboxes Perdigoto, cascata, tosse, escarro //… Continue reading Bandalhismo

“Fantasia” and “Catavento e Girassol”

Lyrics from "Fantasia" by Aldir Blanc and João Bosco https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coLKAYWkqW4 --- Olhando na quarta-feira as ruas vazias// On Wednesday, looking out on the empty streets Com os garis dando um jeito em nossa moral// With the street-sweepers tidying up our dignity Custei a compreender que fantasia//It took me a long time to understand that a costume [mask]… Continue reading “Fantasia” and “Catavento e Girassol”