Corcovado

Lyrics from "Corcovado" by Antônio Carlos Jobim (1960) --- Good Audio Version (João Gilberto) --- A little nook, a guitar This love, a song To make the loved one happy Plenty of calm to think, and to have time to dream Through the window I see Corcovado, Redentor, how lovely I want life like this… Continue reading Corcovado

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 leave the youth in a craze [The] baiana is the one who goes into the… Continue reading Falsa Baiana

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