Adeus Povo Bom Adeus

Lyrics, Translations, Video and Song Meaning


Song Lyrics

Adeus povo bom adeus

Adeus eu ja vou me embora

Pelas ondas do mar eu vim

Pelas ondas do mar

Eu vou me embora


Adeus povo bom adeus

Adeus eu ja vou me embora

Pelas ondas do mar eu vim

Pelas ondas do mar

Eu vou me embora

English Translation

Goodbye good people goodbye

Goodbye I'm leaving already

By the waves of the sea I came

By the waves of the sea

I'm leaving


Goodbye good people goodbye

Goodbye I'm leaving already

By the waves of the sea I came

By the waves of the sea

I'm leaving

History and sentiment behind song

The tempo and energy of the music and singing builds throughout the roda, culminating in a farewell song such as this one. Usually it is sung to the berimbau playing a very fast rhythm, and the games are played fast and short.



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