Category Archives: Wilson Batista

Na estrada da vida

Lyrics from “Na estrada da vida” by Wilson Batista (1929), recorded by Luis Barbosa (1933) — Todo homem carrega sua cruz // Every man bears his cross Na estrada da vida // On the road of life Que é longa … Continue reading

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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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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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