Lá Na Bahia Côco De Dendê


Song Lyrics

Lá na Bahia côco de dendê

Lá na Bahia côco de dendê


Lá na Bahia côco de dendê

Lá na Bahia côco de dendê


Pega devagar

Com dendê

Pega devagar

Com dendê

English Translation

In Bahia there's a coconut

In Bahia there's a coconut


In Bahia there's a coconut

In Bahia there's a coconut


Take it slow

With palm

Take it slow

With palm

History and sentiment behind song

In this song the coconut is a metaphor for someone's head. Dendê refers to a type of oil (red palm oil), but in this song it has a subtler meaning of something that is delicious but also bad for you since it is slippery (like the oil).