Uma Volta Só

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Song Lyrics

Ô Iaia Mandou Dá

Uma Volta Só

Ô Que Volta Danada

Uma Volta Só

Ô Me Leva, Ô Me Volta

Uma Volta Só

Ô Que Volta Demorada

Uma Volta Só

Mas Que Volta Ligeira

Uma Volta Só

English translations

The slave master’s daughter said to

give

One more round

Oh what a damned round

One more round

Oh it carries me, oh it turns me

One more round

Oh what a late round

One more round

But what a quick round

One more round


History and sentiment behind song

This song may call attention to a player's bad (or good) turns in the game. Sometimes, all one has to do to change the nature of a game is to turn. Iaia (yah-YAH) refers to the slave master's daughter.


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Uma Volta Só

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CAPOEIRA MUSIC


Song Lyrics

Ô Iaia Mandou Dá

Uma Volta Só

Ô Que Volta Danada

Uma Volta Só

Ô Me Leva, Ô Me Volta

Uma Volta Só

Ô Que Volta Demorada

Uma Volta Só

Mas Que Volta Ligeira

Uma Volta Só

English Translation

The slave master’s daughter said to

give

One more round

Oh what a damned round

One more round

Oh it carries me, oh it turns me

One more round

Oh what a late round

One more round

But what a quick round

One more round


History and sentiment behind song

This song may call attention to a player's bad (or good) turns in the game. Sometimes, all one has to do to change the nature of a game is to turn. Iaia (yah-YAH) refers to the slave master's daughter.

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