Na estrada da vida

Lyrics from "Na estrada da vida" by Wilson Batista (1929), recorded by Luis Barbosa (1933) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0bnvS8IcSk -- Todo homem carrega sua cruz // Every man bears his cross Na estrada da vida // On the road of life Que é longa e sem luz // That's long and dark Sou mais infeliz que outro qualquer… Continue reading Na estrada da vida

Meus vinte anos

Lyrics from "Meus vinte anos" by Wilson Batista and Silvio Caldas (1942) --- Good Audio Version (Silvio Caldas) --- In women's eyes, in the mirror in my room Is where I see my age The portrait in the living room makes me remember achingly my youth Life for me has been so wretched, only bitter… Continue reading Meus vinte anos

Rapaz folgado

Lyrics from "Rapaz Folgado" (Idle Youth) by Noel Rosa (1933) --- Stop dragging your wood-soled shoe Because a wood-soled shoe was never a sandal Take that kerchief off your neck Buy dress shoes and a tie Throw out that razor That gets in your way With your hat to the side, you slipped up I… Continue reading Rapaz folgado