“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)

Beatriz

"Beatriz" by Edu Lobo and Chico Buarque (1983) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZO2kfmjrS0 --- Look I wonder if she's a maiden I wonder if she's sad I wonder if it's just the contrary I wonder if it's painting The face of the actress If she dances in the seventh heaven If she believes it's another country And if she just learns her part… Continue reading Beatriz

Viola Enluarada

Lyrics from "Viola Enluarada" by Marcos Valle and Paulo Sérgio Valle (1968) --- Good Audio Version (Marcos Valle and Milton Nascimento) --- The hand that plays a guitar, if necessary, makes war Kills the world, wounds the earth. The voice that sings a song, if necessary, sings a hymn Exalts death. Viola on a moonlit night… Continue reading Viola Enluarada