Category Archives: Monarco

Homenagem ao Malandro & Homenagem à Velha Guarda

Lyrics from “Homenagem ao Malandro” by Chico Buarque (1978) — I went to write a samba in honor of the cream of the malandragem That I know from Carnivals of years gone by I went to Lapa and the trip was wasted … Continue reading

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“Mangueira, Não” and “Silenciar a Mangueira, Não”

“Mangueira, Não” by Herivelto Martins and Grande Otelo (1943) — They destroyed Praça Onze They demolished plazas and roads, I know They can even do away with Estácio, grand old Estácio de Sá Knock down all the morros, tear down my shack … Continue reading

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