“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)

“Tenho Sede” and “Lamento Sertanejo”

Lyrics from "Tenho Sede" by Dominguinhos and Anastácia (1975) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZW5CuQFfjlA --- Bring me a cup of water, I'm thirsty and this thirst could kill me My throat yearns for a little water and my eyes yearn for your gaze A plant needs water when it wants to bloom The sky in turn darkens when it… Continue reading “Tenho Sede” and “Lamento Sertanejo”

A Briga do Edifício Itália e do Hilton Hotel

Lyrics from "A Briga do Edifício Itália e do Hilton Hotel" by Tom Zé (1972) --- Good Audio Version (Tom Zé) --- The Itália building was the king of Ipiranga Avenue Tall, majestic and handsome, no one came close to its greatness But now the Hilton Hotel building showed up Elegant, modern and charming, stealing… Continue reading A Briga do Edifício Itália e do Hilton Hotel