A Benguela Chamou Pra Jogar

Category: Corridos

Lyrics, Translations, Music Video and Song Meaning

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Song Lyrics

00:05 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

00:11 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

00:17 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

00:22 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

00:29 - Tudo comecou assim

Eng: It all started like this

00:32 - Hoje eu tenho que lembrar

Eng: Today I have to remember

00:34 - De Maria Martinha do Bonfim

Eng: By Maria Martinha do Bonfim

00:38 - Luiz Candido Machado

Eng: Luiz Candido Machado

00:41 - Que eram os pais de Mestre Bimba

Eng: Who were Mestre Bimba's parents

00:43 - Manoel dos Reis Machado

Eng: Manoel dos Reis Machado

00:46 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

00:51 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

00:57 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

01:03 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

01:09 - Em mil e novecentos

Eng: In nineteen

01:13 - Este fato aconteceu

Eng: This fact happened

01:16 - Em vinte e tres de novembro

Eng: On twenty-third of November

01:18 - O Mestre Bimba nasceu

Eng: Mestre Bimba was born

01:20 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

01:26 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

01:32 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

01:37 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

01:44 - Bimba assim dizia

Eng: Bimba said so

01:47 - Tocando seu berimbau

Eng: Playing his berimbau

01:50 - Sentado no velho banco

Eng: Sitting on the old bench

01:53 - Ensinando a Regional

Eng: Teaching the Regional

01:55 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

02:00 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

02:06 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

02:11 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

02:18 - Nos dias de formatura

Eng: On graduation days

02:21 - Era obrigado a jogar

Eng: I was obliged to play

02:23 - O Sao Bento Grande

Eng: Sao Bento Grande

02:24 - E o toque de iuna

Eng: And the touch of iuna

02:26 - A Benguela nao podia sujar

Eng: Benguela couldn't get dirty

02:28 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

02:34 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

02:40 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

02:45 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

02:52 - Em cinco de fevereiro

Eng: On February 5th

02:54 - Do ano de setenta e quarto

Eng: Seventy-fourth year

02:57 - Esta tristeza aconteceu

Eng: This sadness happened

03:00 - Na cidade de Goiania

Eng: In the city of Goiania

03:03 - Mestre Bimba faleceu

Eng: Mestre Bimba passed away

03:05 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

03:10 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

03:16 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

03:21 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

03:24 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

03:30 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

History and sentiment behind song

Benguela is a city in western Angola, capital of Benguela Province, Benguela is one of Angola's most populous cities.

Benguela was founded in 1617 as São Felipe de Benguela by the Portuguese under Manuel Cerveira Pereira, 8th Governor of Angola (1604–1607). It was long the centre of an important trade, especially in slaves to Brazil and Cuba.


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