Quando a Polícia Chegar

Lyrics from "Quando a polícia chegar" by João da Baiana (c. 1915), recorded by Cristina Buarque and Clementina de Jesús (1981) https://youtu.be/hMb0YQbjg1s Se é de mim, podem falar / If it's about me, let them talkSe é de mim, podem falar / If it's about me, let them talkMeu amor não tem dinheiro / My… Continue reading Quando a Polícia Chegar

Positivismo

Lyrics from "Positivismo" by Noel Rosa and Orestes Barbosa (1933) https://youtu.be/cDNXg_KdTM0 Recording by Noel Rosa (1933). https://youtu.be/Z39DlhpRMyw And João Nogueira's rendition, from 1981, on the album Wilson, Geraldo, e Noel. A verdade, meu amor, mora num poço / The truth, my love, lies in a wellÉ Pilatos lá na Bíblia quem nos diz / It's… Continue reading Positivismo

“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”