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

O Mestre-Sala dos Mares

Lyrics for "O Mestre-Sala dos Mares" by Aldir Blanc and João Bosco (1974) https://youtu.be/RW3TRbjCvwQ [Lyrics as released; for uncensored original lyrics, see below] Há muito tempo nas águas da Guanabara // Long ago in the waters of Guanabara Bay O dragão do mar reapareceu // The Sea Dragon reappeared Na figura de um bravo feiticeiro… Continue reading O Mestre-Sala dos Mares

“O Bêbado e a Equilibrista”

Lyrics from "O Bebâdo e a Equilibrista" by Aldir Blanc and João Bosco (1979)   https://youtu.be/1g_p4Xcn5CE Caía a tarde feito um viaduto // Night was falling like a viaduct E um bêbado trajando luto // And a drunkard wearing mourning Me lembrou Carlitos// Reminded me of Carlitos [Charlie Chaplin] A lua tal qual a dona… Continue reading “O Bêbado e a Equilibrista”