Back in Bahia

Lyrics from "Back in Bahia" by Gilberto Gil Album: Expresso 2222  --- Over there in London, once in awhile, I felt far away from here Once in awhile, when I felt far away, I would find myself Pulling my hair, nervous, wanting to hear  Cely Campelo to keep from falling In that pit, into which… Continue reading Back in Bahia

Panis et Circenses

Lyrics from "Panis et Circenses" (Bread and Circus) by  Gilberto Gil & Caetano Veloso with Os Mutantes; arrangement and sound by Rogério Duprat Album:  Tropicalia: ou Panis et Circensis (1968) & Os Mutantes (1968) --- I wanted to sing my song, illuminated by the sun I unfurled the sails on the masts in the air I set free the tigers and the lions… Continue reading Panis et Circenses