“Vento de maio” (1966) and “Vento de maio” (1979)

"Vento de maio" by Gilberto Gil (music) and Torquato Neto (lyrics), 1966  --- Oi você, que vem de longe // Hey you [girl] who's come from so far away Caminhando há tanto tempo // Been walking for so long now Que vem de vida cansada // You, arriving tired of life Carregada pelo vento // Carried… Continue reading “Vento de maio” (1966) and “Vento de maio” (1979)

Arrastão

Lyrics from Arrastão (Trawl) by Edu Lobo and Vinicius de Moraes, 1965 --- Good Audio Version (Grooveshark) --- Eh! There are dinghies in the sea Hey! hey! hey! They're trawling today Eh! Everyone fishing Enough of the shade, João Jovi, look at the trawl Going into the endless sea Eh! My brother, bring me Yemanjá for me… Continue reading Arrastão

Romaria

Lyrics from "Romaria" (1977) Sung by Elis Regina Composed by Renato Teixeira --- It's of dream and dust The destiny of one alone Like me lost In thought On my horse It's of lasso and knot Of holster and jiló   Of this life carried out alone I'm caipira, Pirapora Our Lady of Aparecida Illuminate… Continue reading Romaria