A Benguela Chamou Pra Jogar

Lyrics, Translations, Music Video and Song Meaning

A Benguela Chamou Pra Jogar



Song Lyrics

0:05 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

0:11 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

0:17 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

0:22 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

0:29 - Tudo comecou assim

Eng: It all started like this

0:32 - Hoje eu tenho que lembrar

Eng: Today I have to remember

0:34 - De Maria Martinha do Bonfim

Eng: By Maria Martinha do Bonfim

0:38 - Luiz Candido Machado

Eng: Luiz Candido Machado

0:41 - Que eram os pais de Mestre Bimba

Eng: Who were Mestre Bimba's parents

0:43 - Manoel dos Reis Machado

Eng: Manoel dos Reis Machado

0:46 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

0:51 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

0:57 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

1:03 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

1:09 - Em mil e novecentos

Eng: In nineteen

1:13 - Este fato aconteceu

Eng: This fact happened

1:16 - Em vinte e tres de novembro

Eng: On twenty-third of November

1:18 - O Mestre Bimba nasceu

Eng: Mestre Bimba was born

1:20 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

1:26 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

1:32 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

1:37 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

1:44 - Bimba assim dizia

Eng: Bimba said so

1:47 - Tocando seu berimbau

Eng: Playing his berimbau

1:50 - Sentado no velho banco

Eng: Sitting on the old bench

1:53 - Ensinando a Regional

Eng: Teaching the Regional

1:55 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

2:00 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

2:06 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

2:11 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

2:18 - Nos dias de formatura

Eng: On graduation days

2:21 - Era obrigado a jogar

Eng: I was obliged to play

2:23 - O Sao Bento Grande

Eng: Sao Bento Grande

2:24 - E o toque de iuna

Eng: And the touch of iuna

2:26 - A Benguela nao podia sujar

Eng: Benguela couldn't get dirty

2:28 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

2:34 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

2:40 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

2:45 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

2:52 - Em cinco de fevereiro

Eng: On February 5th

2:54 - Do ano de setenta e quarto

Eng: Seventy-fourth year

2:57 - Esta tristeza aconteceu

Eng: This sadness happened

3:00 - Na cidade de Goiania

Eng: In the city of Goiania

3:03 - Mestre Bimba faleceu

Eng: Mestre Bimba passed away

3:05 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

3:10 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar, capoeira

Eng: Benguela called to play, capoeira

3:16 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

3:21 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

3:24 - A Benguela chamou pra jogar

Eng: Benguela called to play

3:30 - 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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