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Quando eu vim para Bahia
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Encontrei o meu amor
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Meu amor foi o berimbau
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O berimbau que me ensinou
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É um jogo delicado
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Só quem sabe quem jogou
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Cabeçada daqui
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Meia-lua de lá
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Olha o rabo-de-arraia
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Pra você não dançar
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O mestre Boca Rica
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Esse nome de valor
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Foi dar curso em Los Angeles
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A terra gringa chorou
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When I came to Bahia
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I found my love
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My love was the berimbau
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The berimbau that taught me
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It’s a delicate game
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Only those who played know
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Head butt from here
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Meia-lua there
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Look at the rabo-de-arraia
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So things don’t end badly for you
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Master Boca Rica
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This valued name
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Went to teach in Los Angeles
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The foreign land wept
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Author: Mestre Boca Rica
Note: ‘Dançar’ does indeed translate to dance. However, informally, it is also an expression when things go poorly for someone, especially because they were careless or unprepared. Ex: Espoleta didn’t study for her physics test and got a bad grade. Espoleta dançou!