“Chorando Baixinho” and “Winger theme” (Stripes)

Today I'm departing from the usual format of this blog to tell a little story I found funny about a lyric-less choro song.  If any of you, my dear readers, are fans of the 1981 comedy Stripes, and happen to have watched it enough to have the soundtrack fully fixed in your memory, then maybe you'll remember… Continue reading “Chorando Baixinho” and “Winger theme” (Stripes)


Lyrics from "Carinhoso" by Pixinguinha and João de Barro (1936) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwFCorHWrbQ -- Meu coração// My heart, Não sei por que// I don't know why Bate feliz// Beats happily Quando te vê// When it sees you E os meus olhos ficam sorrindo// And my eyes can't stop smiling E pelas ruas vão te seguindo// And, through the streets,… Continue reading Carinhoso

Falando de amor

"Falando de amor" by Tom Jobim (1979) Dialogue until minute 1:08: https://youtu.be/3mIvdzqrpXU - Song without dialogue: --- If I were able for a day, this love, this joy I swear I'd give you - if I were able - this love every day Come close, come without fear, come closer my sweet-heart Come listen to this secret hidden in a choro song… Continue reading Falando de amor