Category Archives: Zé Kéti

Opinião

Lyrics from “Opinião” by Zé Kéti (1964) — They can take me prisoner, they can beat me They can even make me go without food And I won’t change my opinion I won’t leave the morro, no… If there’s no water, I’ll drill … Continue reading

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Diz que fui por aí

Lyrics from “Diz que fui por aí” by Zé Kéti and Hortêncio Rocha (1964) — If anyone asks after me, tell them I went out Carrying my guitar under my arm On any corner, I’ll stop At any little bar, I’ll go … Continue reading

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“A voz do morro” and “Acender as velas”

Lyrics from “A voz do morro” by Zé Kéti (1955) – I’m samba, the voice from the morro, that’s me indeed, yes sir I want to show the world that I have worth I’m the king of the terreiro, I’m samba I’m native … Continue reading

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