Category Archives: Nei Lopes

“Senhora Liberdade” (Nei Lopes/Wilson Moreira) and “Tô voltando” (Paulo César Pinheiro/Mauricio Tapajós)

Lyrics from “Senhora Liberdade” by Nei Lopes and Wilson Moreira (1979) — Abre as asas sobre mim // Spread your wings over me Oh senhora liberdade // Oh, lady liberty Eu fui condenado// I was condemned Sem merecimento // Undeservedly … Continue reading

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Samba do Irajá

Lyrics from “Samba do Irajá” by Nei Lopes (1976) Original recording by Roberto Ribeiro (1976): Recording by Nei Lopes (1980): I have stamped on my face, and in my chest, On the side opposite the right, a saudade (What saudade!) A sensation that … Continue reading

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