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Sasaci-Pererê

Lyrics from Sasaci-Pererê by Jorge Ben (1982) _ Sasaci Sasaci Pererê Saci, Saci Pererê Pula, brinca e joga// Jump joke play Que eu quero ver //That’s what I want to see Toda turma vai querer fazer // Every gang is … Continue reading

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Charles, Anjo 45

Lyrics from “Charles, Anjo 45” by Jorge Ben Album: Jorge Ben (LP, 1969) — Oba, oba, oba Charles What’s the deal My friend Charles How are things going Charles? Charles, Angel 45 Protector of the weak And the oppressed Robin Hood … Continue reading

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Zumbi

Lyrics from “Zumbi” by Jorge Ben Album: A Tábua de Esmeralda (1974) — Angola, Congo, Benguela Monjolo, Cabinda, Mina Quiloa, Rebolo Here where the men are There’s a big auction They say that in the auction, There’s  a princess for … Continue reading

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