Category Archives: Samba Malandro

Meus vinte anos

Lyrics from “Meus vinte anos” by Wilson Batista and Silvio Caldas (1942) — Good Audio Version (Silvio Caldas) — In women’s eyes, in the mirror in my room Is where I see my age The portrait in the living room … Continue reading

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Rapaz folgado

Lyrics from “Rapaz Folgado” (Idle Youth) by Noel Rosa (1933) — Stop dragging your wood-soled shoe Because a wood-soled shoe was never a sandal Take that kerchief off your neck Buy dress shoes and a tie Throw out that razor … Continue reading

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Lenço no Pescoço

Lyrics from “Lenço no Pescoço” by Wilson Batista Recorded by Silvio Caldas in 1933 Good audio version(Grooveshark) — My hat tilted to the side Wood-soled shoe dragging Kerchief around my neck Razor in my pocket I swagger around I provoke … Continue reading

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