Lyrics from "Corcovado" by Antônio Carlos Jobim (1960) --- Good Audio Version (João Gilberto) --- A little nook, a guitar This love, a song To make the loved one happy Plenty of calm to think, and to have time to dream Through the window I see Corcovado, Redentor, how lovely I want life like this… Continue reading Corcovado


Lyrics from "Lígia" by Tom Jobim (1972) --- Good Audio Version (João Gilberto) --- I've never dreamed of you, I've never gone to the movies I don't like samba, I don't go to Ipanema I don't like rain, I don't like sun I never called you up, why, if I knew? I never attempted -… Continue reading Lígia

Falsa Baiana

Lyrics from "Falsa Baiana" by Geraldo Pereira (1944) --- Good Audio Versions: João Gilberto, Gal Costa --- [This] baiana, who goes into the samba and just stands there Doesn't samba, doesn't dance, doesn't move or nothing Doesn't know how to leave the youth in a craze [The] baiana is the one who goes into the… Continue reading Falsa Baiana