5 de novembro de 2011

obsessões do meu ipod (30)







Farewell angelina
the bells of the crown
are being stolen by bandits
i must follow the sound
the triangle tingles
and the trumpets play slow
farewell angelina
the sky is on fire
and i must go

there's no need for anger
there's no need for blame
there's nothing to prove
ev'rything's still the same
just a table standing empty
by the edge of the sea
farewell angelina
the sky is trembling
and i must leave

the jacks and the queens
have forsaked the courtyard
fifty-two gypsies
now file past the guards
in the space where the deuce
and the ace once ran wild
farewell angelina
the sky is folding
i'll see you in a whil

see the cross-eyed pirates sitting
perched in the sun
shooting tin cans
with a sawed-off shotgun
and the neighbors they clap
and they cheer with each blast
farewell angelina
the sky's changing color
and i must leave fast

king kong, little elves
on the rooftops they dance
valentino-type tangos
while the make-up man's hands
shut the eyes of the dead
not to embarrass anyone
farewell angelina
the sky is embarassed
and i must be gone

the machine guns are roaring
the puppets heave rocks
the fiends nail time bombs
to the hands of the clocks
call me any name you like
i will never deny it
farewell angelina
i must go where it's quiet

Joan Baez/Bob Dylan   1965     Farewell Angelina

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2 comentários:

Anónimo disse...

A primeira vez que me cruzei com a voz cristalina da Joan Baez foi através de uma cassete BASF (ainda me recordo da marca) do meu pai. Fiquei fascinada! Ela era uma verdadeira contadora de histórias! Esta dupla virtuosa, Baez/ Dylan, revolucionou para sempre a cena musical. Marla

Anónimo disse...

Absolutamente verdade, Marla. Abraço.
joao de miranda m.