“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)

Lenço no Pescoço

Lyrics from "Lenço no Pescoço" by Wilson Batista Recorded by Silvio Caldas in 1933 Good audio version(Grooveshark) --- My hat tilted to the side Wood-soled shoe dragging Kerchief around my neck Razor in my pocket I swagger around I provoke and challenge I am proud To be such a vagabond (Repeat) I know they talk… Continue reading Lenço no Pescoço