Riachão Tava Cantando

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Song Lyrics

00:53 - Riachão tava cantando

Eng: Riachão was singing

00:56 - Riachão tava cantando

Eng: Riachão was singing

00:58 - o meu bem

Eng: my goodness

00:59 - Na cidade do Açú

Eng: In the city of Açú

01:02 - Quando apareceu um negro

Eng: When a black man appeared

01:04 - o meu bem

Eng: my goodness

01:05 - da espécie de urubu

Eng: of the vulture species

01:07 - Tinha camisa de sola

Eng: He had a sole shirt

01:10 - Calça de couro cru

Eng: Rawhide pants

01:13 - Beiços grossos e virados, o meu bem

Eng: Thick and turned lips, my dear

01:16 - como a sola de um chinelo

Eng: like the sole of a slipper

01:19 - Um olho muito encarnado

Eng: A very red eye

01:21 - o outro bastante amarelo

Eng: the other quite yellow

01:24 - Ele chamou o Riachão, o meu bem

Eng: He called Riachão, my dear

01:27 - para vim cantá martelo

Eng: to come to sing a hammer

01:30 - Riachão arrespondeu

Eng: Riachão responded

01:32 - eu aqui não tô cantando, o meu bem

Eng: I'm not singing here, baby

01:35 - com nego desconhecido

Eng: with unknown nigger

01:38 - Ele pode ser cativo

Eng: He can be a captive

01:41 - e andar aqui fugido

Eng: and run away here

01:43 - Camaradinha

Eng: Comrade

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