“Na Pavuna” – “Lataria” – “Eu vou pra Vila”

"Na Pavuna" by Almirante and Homero Dornelas (pseudonym "Candoca da Anunciação"), released by Bando de Tangarás, January 1930 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkvE2WnIJuE __ Na Pavuna // In Pavuna Na Pavuna // In Pavuna Tem um samba // There's a samba Que só dá gente "reiúna" // Thronged with troopers* O malandro que só canta com harmonia // The… Continue reading “Na Pavuna” – “Lataria” – “Eu vou pra Vila”

Tarzan, o Filho do Alfaiate

Lyrics from "Tarzan, o Filho do Alfaiate" by Noel Rosa and Vadico (1936) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWgWJn-FFJM ___ Quem foi que disse que eu era forte? // Who said I was strong? Nunca pratiquei esporte // I've never played sports nem conheço futebol...// I don't follow football O meu parceiro sempre foi o travesseiro // My partner has always been my pillow… Continue reading Tarzan, o Filho do Alfaiate

Conversa de Botequim

Lyrics from "Conversa de Botequim" by Noel Rosa and Vadico (1935) --- Good Audio Version --- Mister Waiter, do me a favor and bring me hurriedly A good coffee that's not reheated Some bread, nice and warm, with plenty of butter A napkin and a cup of chilled water Close the door on the right,… Continue reading Conversa de Botequim