“Cotidiano” and “Comprimido”

Lyrics from "Cotidiano" by Chico Buarque (1971) and "Comprimido" by Paulinho da Viola (1973) https://youtu.be/qcViKFPoPtE --- Todo dia ela faz tudo sempre igual/ Every day she does everything just the same Me sacode às seis horas da manhã / She shakes me at six o'clock in the morning Me sorri um sorriso pontual/ Gives me… Continue reading “Cotidiano” and “Comprimido”

Homenagem ao Malandro & Homenagem à Velha Guarda

Lyrics from "Homenagem ao Malandro" by Chico Buarque (1978) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fVyckW2ljs --- I went to write a samba in honor of the cream of the malandragem That I know from Carnivals of years gone by I went to Lapa and the trip was wasted 'Cause that kind of malandragem doesn't exist anymore Now it's just not normal The amount of… Continue reading Homenagem ao Malandro & Homenagem à Velha Guarda


"Beatriz" by Edu Lobo and Chico Buarque (1983) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZO2kfmjrS0 --- Look I wonder if she's a maiden I wonder if she's sad I wonder if it's just the contrary I wonder if it's painting The face of the actress If she dances in the seventh heaven If she believes it's another country And if she just learns her part… Continue reading Beatriz