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Everybody Be Yoself - Keb Mo

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Everybody Be Yoself

Performed by Keb Mo
Written by Chic Street Man
2001

Everybody Be Yoself

Introduo

Ssamo, em portugus, com o prprio Keb

Every Be Yoself uma cano que trata, em

letra foi adaptada para ser mais facilmente

essncia, de tolerncia, da vida em harmonia

assimilada pelas crianas. H link para essa

e do respeito diversidade. A cano,

apresentao no final deste documento.

Mo cantando com todos os personagens. A

composta por Chic Street Man, foi gravada


por Keb Mo em seu lbum Big Wide Grin,
indicado ao Grammy de 2001 como melhor

Ingls informal

disco infantil do ano. Esta a verso que

A cano Everybody Be Yoself nos oferece a

iremos estudar na aula de hoje.

oportunidade de estudarmos no s diversas


palavras e expresses, tanto formais quanto

A cano foi apresentada em um episdio do

informais, mas tambm alguns importantes

programa infantil Sesame Street, Vila

conceitos de pronncia e ortografia.

Contraes

mesmos princpios serviro para voc

Voc vai aprender de uma vez por todas que

qualquer atividade que exija uma boa dose

as contraes informais so apenas um

de compreenso auditiva.

retrato fiel da realidade lingustica e no


devem causar pavor nem arrepios em quem
quer que seja. Na verdade, o mais importante
saber identific-las e ter conscincia para
saber quando seu uso adequado ou no.
Nada alm disso.

entender as letras de outras canes ou em

Seu desempenho, ou seja, o nmero de


palavras que voc entende e preenche
corretamente no tem tanta importncia
nesse tipo de exerccio. O essencial a
forma que voc ouve, a quantidade de tempo
dedicada atividade e, principalmente, a

Ao aprender uma grafia informal de palavra,

regularidade com que voc pratica exerccios

gria ou contrao, ningum corre o risco de

de listening.

desaprender a grafia que segue o padro da


norma culta. Veremos vrios exemplos desse
fenmeno que no causam prejuzos a
ningum.

Traduo
O exerccio de traduo tem o objetivo de
fazer com que voc se concentre no sentido

Pronncia

geral dos versos e no apenas na definio

Voc aprender por que algumas slabas e

de traduo no gabarito no so as nicas

at palavras inteiras no so pronunciadas,

possveis, claro. Desde que no haja

saber identificar quais so esses trechos

alterao de significado, no h traduo

omitidos e o que fazer para passar a ouvi-los.

certa nem errada.

Depois de adquirir esse conhecimento e ouvir


msica com regularidade, voc ir notar que
o seu listening vai dar um enorme salto de
qualidade.

de palavras isoladas. As minhas sugestes

Traduzir a letra da cano tem tambm o


objetivo de esclarecer eventuais dvidas
sobre palavras e expresses usadas na letra
de Everybody Be Yoself. Depois de a

Listening

mensagem ser entendida por completo, voc

A atividade de listening, dividida em trs

possvel, mas dispensando a letra traduzida.

deve continuar ouvindo a cano sempre que

nveis diferentes de proficincia, serve para


voc testar na prtica os conceitos que foram
apresentados na seo sobre pronncia. Os

Outras msicas

Glossrio

Todas as dicas que valem para Everybody Be

DOWNTOWN (n.)

Yoself valem, claro, para outras canes.


Siga essas orientaes com as msicas de

[centro da cidade]

seus artistas prediletos porque tenho certeza


de que elas vo funcionar muito bem.

SHOW ONES FACE AROUND


(expr.)

Voc vai aprender...

[dar as caras]

Vocabulrio

WANNA (contr.)
Contraes
[contrao informal de want + to]

Pronncia
Observao: Contrao que reproduz

Listening
Traduo

graficamente o falar informal. Evite-a em


situaes mais formais.

HIDE (v.)
[esconder]

AGAIN AND AGAIN (adv.)


[muitas vezes; repetidamente; sem parar
(inf.)]

WAKE UP (phrasal verb)


[acordar; despertar]

TAKE TO HEART (v.)


[levar a srio]

WONDER (v.)

[independentemente, no ser importante,


qualquer que seja, seja l qual for]

[perguntar-se; indagar-se; questionar-se]


Cf. Como traduzir NO MATTER HOW?

BRIGHT (adj.)
[brilhante; radiante; maravilhoso]

NO MATTER WHERE YOU GO


(expr.)

DENY (v.)

[onde quer que voc v]

[negar]

TRUST (v.)

GOTTA (contr.)

[confiar]

[contrao informal de got + to]

GONNA (contr.)

Observao: Contrao que reproduz o falar

[contrao informal de going + to]

informal. Evite-a em situaes mais formais.


Observao: Contrao que reproduz o falar

RIGHT (n.)

informal. Evite-a em situaes formais.

[direito]

MIGHT AS WELL (expr.)

BE YOURSELF (expr.)

[ser recomendvel, ser aconselhvel]

[seja voc mesmo]

TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT (expr.)

YOSELF (pron.)

[ pegar ou largar]

[yourself]

PLAIN (adj.)

Observao: Grafia informal do pronome

[bvio, evidente]

reflexivo yourself. Evite-a em textos formais.

NO MATTER (adv.)

FIT IN (phrasal verb)


[encaixar-se]

WITHIN (adv.)

WILL (n.)

[por dentro, de dentro, internamente]

[desejo, vontade]

RUN AROUND (phrasal verb)

WAY (n.)

[correr a esmo; estar ocupado, na correria]

[jeito, modo, maneira]

LOST AND FOUND (expr.)

Observao: O verso Everybodys got a will,


everybodys got a way tambm faz referncia

[achados e perdidos]

ao provrbio If theres a will, theres a way,


cujo equivalente em portugus Querer

TO BE TAKEN BY SURPRISE
(expr.)

poder.

STAND UP (phrasal verb)

[surpreender-se, ser pego de surpresa]


[pr-se em p, levantar-se; resistir; defender

AINT (contr.)

(direitos, ponto de vista etc.)]

[contrao informal de is + not]

REAP (v.)

Observao: Aint pode ser a contrao

[colher, conseguir, obter]

informal que reproduz o falar infomral de am


+ not, is + not, are + not, has + not e have +

SOW (v.)

not. Evite-a em contextos formais.


[plantar, semear]
Cf. AINT: qual o significado e a traduo
dessa contrao?

SPOT (n.)
[mancha; borro]

NEIGHBOR (n.)
[prximo; ser humano em geral]

Exerccio 1

Everybody gotta be yoself no [________]


where you [________]

Nvel bsico
Assista ao clipe de Everybody Be Yoself e
preencha as lacunas a seguir. Cada espao

Now if [________] trust yourself but

corresponde a uma palavra ou a uma

[________] else

contrao.

Tell [________] where you gonna [________]


Or you might as well stay all night and

Everybody Be Yoself

[________]

Now you go [________] to show your face

At home with your [________]

around
You got nothing that you wanna [________]
You wanna make a friend just [________] and

Now you can [________] it or leave it

[________]

But if you dont [________] it

You wanna wake up [________] satisfied

Its all so very plain to [________]


That your [________] and your [________],
no matter what the color, are one big

If you take it to heart youll make it from the

[________]

[________]
Youll never have to wonder [________]
Cause life is [________] when you look at it

[________] gotta [________], everybodys

right

[________] die

And thats something that you cant

[________] got the [________] to [________]

[________]

[________] [________]
[________] got a [________], [________]
[________] a [________]

Everybodys gotta [________], everybodys

Everybody got [________] [________] yoself

[________] die

[________] [________] [________] you

[________] got the right to feel good

[________]

[________]
Everybodys got a high, [________] got a
[________]

[________] [________] [________],

[________] no [________] [________]

[________] [________] to [________]

[________] [________]

[________] got [________] [________] to


[________] [________] [________]
[________] [________] a [________],
[________] [________] a [________]
[________] [________] to [________] yoself
[________] [________] where [________] go

[________] [________] a will, [________]


[________] a [________]
[________] gotta [________] to what
everybodys sayin
Everybodys [________] a nighttime (yes,
they do!), [________] got a [________]

Now if you [________] in here and you look in

[________] [________] to [________] a little

[________]

love [________]

And you [________] [________] where youre


gonna fit in
Or youll [________] will and you wont
Until you see us all the [________] within

[________] [________] to stand up, if youre


gonna be free
[________] [________] know how to live in
[________]

You get to run [________] till youre lost and


[________]
But dont be taken by [________]
It aint the color of your [________] or the

Look here

clothes you wear


That put the spot in your neighbors
[________]

Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah


(Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah)

[________] gotta [________], [________]

Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh

[________] to [________]

(Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh)

[________] [________] the [________] to


[________] [________] [________]
[________] [________] a [________],
[________] [________] a [________]

[________] got to reap what [________] sow

[________] [________] to [________]

Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah


(Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah)
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
(Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
(Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh)

Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah


(Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah)
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
(Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh)

[________] [________] to [________]


[________] no [________] [________]
[________] [________]
Performed by Keb Mo
Written by Chic Street Man
2001

Exerccio 1

[________] [________] a [________]

Nvel intermedirio

[________] where [________] [________]

[________] gotta [________] yoself no

Assista ao clipe de Everybody Be Yoself e


preencha as lacunas a seguir. Cada espao
corresponde a uma palavra ou a uma

[________] if [________] trust yourself but

contrao.

[________] [________]
[________] [________] where you

Everybody Be Yoself

[________] [________]

Now you go [________] to [________] your

Or you [________] [________] [________]

face [________]

stay all [________] and [________]

You got [________] that you [________]

At [________] with your [________]

[________]
You [________] make a [________] just
[________] and [________]

Now you [________] [________] it or

[________] [________] wake up [________]

[________] it

[________]

But if you [________] [________] it


Its all so very [________] to [________]
That your [________] and [________]

If [________] take it to [________] youll

[________], no [________] what the

make it from the [________]

[________], are [________] big [________]

Youll [________] have to wonder [________]


Cause [________] is [________] when you
[________] at it [________]

[________] gotta [________], [________]

And thats [________] that you [________]

[________] [________]

[________]

[________] [________] the [________] to


[________] [________] [________]
[________] [________] a [________],

Everybodys [________] [________],

[________] [________] a [________]

[________] [________] [________]

Everybody [________] [________]

[________] got the [________] to [________]

[________] yoself [________] [________]

[________] [________]

[________] [________] [________]

[________] [________] a [________],

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[________] [________] [________]


[________] [________] a [________],
[________] [________] [________],

[________] [________] a [________]

[________] [________] to [________]

[________] [________] to [________]

[________] got [________] [________] to

[________] no [________] [________]

[________] [________] [________]

[________] [________]

[________] [________] a [________],


[________] [________] a [________]
[________] [________] to [________] yoself
[________] [________] where [________] go

[________] [________] a [________],


[________] [________] a [________]
[________] [________] [________] to what
everybodys sayin

Now if you [________] in [________] and

[________] [________] a nighttime (yes, they

[________] look [________] [________]

do!), [________] got a [________]

And you [________] [________] [________]

[________] [________] to [________] a

youre [________] fit in

[________] love [________]

Or youll [________] will and [________]


wont
Until you [________] us all the [________]
[________]

[________] [________] to [________] up, if


youre [________] be [________]
[________] [________] know [________] to
[________] in [________]

You [________] to run [________] till youre


[________] and [________]
But dont [________] taken [________]
[________]

Look here

It aint the [________] of your [________] or


the [________] you [________]
That put the spot in [________] neighbors

Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah

[________]

(Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah)

[________] [________] [________],


[________] [________] to [________]

Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh


(Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh)

[________] [________] the [________] to

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[________] got to reap what [________]


[________]

Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah


(Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah)
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
(Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
(Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh)

Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah


(Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah)
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
(Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh)

[________] [________] to [________]


[________] no [________] [________]
[________] [________]
Performed by Keb Mo
Written by Chic Street Man
2001

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Exerccio 1

[________] [________] [________]

Nvel avanado

[________] [________] a [________]

Assista ao clipe de Everybody Be Yoself e


preencha as lacunas a seguir. Cada espao
corresponde a uma palavra ou a uma

[________] [________] a [________],


[________] [________] [________] yoself
[________] [________] [________]
[________] [________]

contrao.

Everybody Be Yoself

[________] if [________] [________]

Now [________] [________] [________] to

[________] but [________] [________]

[________] your [________] [________]

[________] [________] [________]

You [________] [________] that [________]

[________] [________] [________]

[________] [________]

Or [________] [________] [________]

You [________] [________] a [________] just

[________] [________] all [________] and

[________] [________] [________]

[________]

[________] [________] [________] up

[________] [________] with [________]

[________] [________]

[________]

If [________] [________] it to [________]

[________] you [________] [________] it or

youll [________] it [________] the

[________] it

[________]

[________] if you [________] [________] it

Youll [________] [________] to [________]

Its all [________] [________] [________] to

[________]

[________]

Cause [________] is [________] [________]

[________] your [________] and [________]

you [________] at it [________]

[________], no [________] [________]

And thats [________] [________] [________]

[________] [________], are [________]

[________] [________]

[________] [________]

Everybodys [________] [________],

[________] [________] [________],

[________] [________] [________]

[________] [________] [________]

[________] [________] the [________] to

[________] [________] the [________] to

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[________] [________] [________]

[________] [________] [________]

[________] [________] a [________],

[________] [________] [________]

[________] [________] a [________]

It [________] the [________] of [________]

[________] [________] [________]

[________] [________] the [________]

[________] yoself [________] [________]

[________] [________]

[________] [________] [________]

[________] put the spot [________]


[________] [________] [________]
[________] [________] [________],

[________] [________] [________],

[________] [________] to [________]

[________] [________] to [________]

[________] [________] the [________] to

[________] got [________] [________] to

[________] [________] [________]

[________] [________] [________]

[________] [________] a [________],

[________] [________] a [________],

[________] [________] a [________]

[________] [________] a [________]

[________] [________] to [________]

[________] [________] to [________]

[________] no [________] [________]

[________] [________] [________]

[________] [________]

[________] [________] [________]

[________] [________] a [________],


Now [________] [________] [________] in

[________] [________] a [________]

[________] and [________] [________]

[________] [________] [________] to

[________] [________]

[________] everybodys sayin

[________] you [________] [________]

[________] [________] a [________] (yes,

[________] youre [________] [________]

they do!), [________] got a [________]

[________]

[________] [________] to [________] a

Or youll [________] [________] and

[________] [________] [________]

[________] wont
[________] you [________] us [________]
[________] [________] [________]
[________] [________] to [________] up, if
[________] [________] be [________]
[________] [________] [________]
[________] [________] to run [________] till

[________] to [________] in [________]

youre [________] [________] [________]

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[________] [________] [________]


[________]
Look here
Performed by Keb Mo
Written by Chic Street Man
2001
Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah
(Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah)
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
(Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh)

[________] got [________] [________]


[________] [________] [________]

Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah


(Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah)
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
(Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
(Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh)

Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah


(Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah)
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
(Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh)

[________] [________] [________]


[________] [________] [________]

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Exerccio 2
Todos os nveis
Traduza a letra de Everybody Be Yoself.

[___________________________________]
And thats something that you cant deny
[___________________________________]

Everybody Be Yoself
Now you go downtown to show your face

Everybodys gotta live, everybodys gotta die

around
[___________________________________]
[___________________________________]
Everybodys got the right to feel good inside
You got nothing that you wanna hide
[___________________________________]
[___________________________________]
Everybodys got a high, everybodys got a low
You wanna make a friend just again and
again

[___________________________________]

[___________________________________]

Everybody gotta be yoself no matter where


you go

You wanna wake up feeling satisfied


[___________________________________]
[___________________________________]

Now if you trust yourself but nobody else


If you take it to heart youll make it from the
start

[___________________________________]

[___________________________________]

Tell me where you gonna go

Youll never have to wonder why

[___________________________________]

[___________________________________]

Or you might as well stay all night and day

Cause life is bright when you look at it right

[___________________________________]

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At home with your radio

[___________________________________]

[___________________________________]
Everybodys gotta live, everybodys got to die
Now you can take it or leave it

[___________________________________]

[___________________________________]

Everybodys got the right to feel good inside

But if you dont believe it

[___________________________________]

[___________________________________]

Everybodys got a high, everybodys got a low

Its all so very plain to see

[___________________________________]

[___________________________________]

Everybody got to be yoself no matter where


you go

That your sister and your brother, no matter


what the color, are one big family

[___________________________________]

[___________________________________]
Now if you look in here and you look in there
Everybodys gotta live, everybodys gotta die

[___________________________________]

[___________________________________]

And you dont know where youre gonna fit in

Everybodys got the right to feel good inside

[___________________________________]

[___________________________________]

Or youll never will and you wont

Everybodys got a high, everybodys got a low

[___________________________________]

[___________________________________]

Until you see us all the same within

Everybody got to be yoself no matter where

[___________________________________]

you go

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Everybodys got a will, everybodys got a way


You get to run around till youre lost and found

[___________________________________]

[___________________________________]

Everybody gotta listen to what everybodys


sayin

But dont be taken by surprise


[___________________________________]
[___________________________________]
Everybodys got a nighttime (yes, they do!),
It aint the color of your hair or the clothes you

everybody got a day

wear
[___________________________________]
[___________________________________]
Everybodys got to give a little love away
That put the spot in your neighbors eyes
[___________________________________]
[___________________________________]

Everybody got to stand up, if youre gonna be


Everybodys gotta live, everybodys got to die

free

[___________________________________]

[___________________________________]

Everybodys got the right to feel good inside

Everybody gotta know how to live in harmony

[___________________________________]

[___________________________________]

Everybodys got a high, everybodys got a low


[___________________________________]

Look here

Everybodys got to be yoself no matter where

[___________________________________]

you go
[___________________________________]
Everybody got to reap what everybody sow

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[___________________________________]

Everybody got to be yoself no matter where


you go
[___________________________________]
Performed by Keb Mo
Written by Chic Street Man
2001

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Gabarito

Everybodys gotta live, everybodys gotta die

Exerccio 1

Everybodys got a high, everybodys got a low

Segue a letra completa da cano.

Everybodys got the right to feel good inside


Everybody got to be yoself no matter where
you go

Everybody Be Yoself

Everybodys gotta live, everybodys got to die

Now you go downtown to show your face

Everybodys got the right to feel good inside

around

Everybodys got a high, everybodys got a low

You got nothing that you wanna hide

Everybody got to be yoself no matter where

You wanna make a friend just again and

you go

again
You wanna wake up feeling satisfied

Now if you look in here and you look in there


And you dont know where youre gonna fit in

If you take it to heart youll make it from the

Or youll never will and you wont

start

Until you see us all the same within

Youll never have to wonder why


Cause life is bright when you look at it right

You get to run around till youre lost and found

And thats something that you cant deny

But dont be taken by surprise


It aint the color of your hair or the clothes you

Everybodys gotta live, everybodys gotta die

wear

Everybodys got the right to feel good inside

That put the spot in your neighbors eyes

Everybodys got a high, everybodys got a low


Everybody gotta be yoself no matter where

Everybodys gotta live, everybodys got to die

you go

Everybodys got the right to feel good inside


Everybodys got a high, everybodys got a low

Now if you trust yourself but nobody else

Everybodys got to be yoself no matter where

Tell me where you gonna go

you go

Or you might as well stay all night and day


At home with your radio

Everybodys got a will, everybodys got a way


Everybody gotta listen to what everybodys

Now you can take it or leave it

sayin

But if you dont believe it

Everybodys got a nighttime (yes, they do!),

Its all so very plain to see

everybody got a day

That your sister and your brother, no matter

Everybodys got to give a little love away

what the color, are one big family

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Everybody got to stand up, if youre gonna be


free
Everybody gotta know how to live in harmony

Exerccio 2
Seguem as minhas sugestes de traduo.
claro que elas no so as nicas possveis.
Se voc usou alguma palavra ou expresso

Look here

sinnima, no h problema nenhum.


Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah
(Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah)

Everybody Be Yoself

Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh

Now you go downtown to show your face

(Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh)

around

Everybody got to reap what everybody sow


Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah
(Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah)
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
(Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
(Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh)
Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah
(Mah, mah, mah, mah, mah, mah)
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
(Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh)

[Voc vai passear na cidade para ver gente]


You got nothing that you wanna hide
[Voc no tem nada a esconder]
You wanna make a friend just again and
again
[Voc quer fazer um monto de amigos]
You wanna wake up feeling satisfied
[Voc quer acordar e se sentir de bem com a
vida]
If you take it to heart youll make it from the
start
[Se voc levar a srio voc vai comear do
incio]

Everybody got to be yoself no matter where

Youll never have to wonder why

you go

[Voc nunca vai ter de perguntar por qu]


Cause life is bright when you look at it right
Performed by Keb Mo
Written by Chic Street Man
2001

[Porque a vida maravilhosa se voc souber


viv-la]
And thats something that you cant deny
[E esse um fato que no se pode negar]
Everybodys gotta live, everybodys gotta die
[Todo mundo vive, todo mundo morre um dia]
Everybodys got the right to feel good inside

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[Todo mundo tem o direito de se sentir bem

consigo]

consigo]

Everybodys got a high, everybodys got a low

Everybodys got a high, everybodys got a low

[Todo mundo tem altos, todo mundo tem

[Todo mundo tem altos, todo mundo tem

baixos]

baixos]

Everybody gotta be yoself no matter where

Everybody gotta be yoself no matter where

you go

you go

[Todo mundo tem de ser quem de verdade

[Todo mundo tem de ser quem de verdade

onde quer que seja]

onde quer que seja]


Everybodys gotta live, everybodys gotta die
Now if you trust yourself but nobody else

[Todo mundo vive, todo mundo morre um dia]

[Mas se voc s confiar em voc e em mais

Everybodys got the right to feel good inside

ningum]

[Todo mundo tem o direito de se sentir bem

Tell me where you gonna go

consigo]

[Me diga para que lugar voc vai querer ir]

Everybodys got a high, everybodys got a low

Or you might as well stay all night and day

[Todo mundo tem altos, todo mundo tem

[Se for assim, melhor ficar dia e noite]

baixos]

At home with your radio

Everybody got to be yoself no matter where

[Em casa na companhia do rdio]

you go
[Todo mundo tem de ser quem de verdade

Now you can take it or leave it

onde quer que seja]

[Bom, pegar ou largar]


But if you dont believe it

Now if you look in here and you look in there

[Mas se voc no acreditar]

[Agora, se voc olhar para um lado e para o

Its all so very plain to see

outro]

[ to bvio de constatar]

And you dont know where youre gonna fit in

That your sister and your brother, no matter

[E no souber qual a sua turma]

what the color, are one big family

Or youll never will and you wont

[Que sua irm e seu irmo, independente da

[Voc nunca vai encontr-la]

cor, so todos da mesma grande famlia]

Until you see us all the same within


[Enquanto no enxergar a todos como

Everybodys gotta live, everybodys gotta die

pessoas iguais por dentro]

[Todo mundo vive, todo mundo morre um dia]


Everybodys got the right to feel good inside

You get to run around till youre lost and found

[Todo mundo tem o direito de se sentir bem

[Voc vai ficar dando voltas at se perder]

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But dont be taken by surprise

[Todo mundo tem de amar o prximo um

[Mas no se surpreenda]

pouquinho]

It aint the color of your hair or the clothes you


wear

Everybody got to stand up, if youre gonna be

[Porque no a cor do seu cabelo nem as

free

roupas que voc usa]

[Todo mundo tem de defender seus direitos,

That put the spot in your neighbors eyes

se voc quiser ser livre]

[Que ofuscam o olhar dos outros]

Everybody gotta know how to live in harmony


[Todo mundo tem de saber viver em

Everybodys gotta live, everybodys gotta die

harmonia]

[Todo mundo vive, todo mundo morre um dia]


Everybodys got the right to feel good inside

Look here

[Todo mundo tem o direito de se sentir bem

[Preste ateno]

consigo]
Everybodys got a high, everybodys got a low
[Todo mundo tem altos, todo mundo tem

Everybody got to reap what everybody sow


[Todos colhem o que todos plantam]

baixos]

Everybody got to be yoself no matter where

Everybody got to be yoself no matter where

you go

you go

[Todo mundo tem de ser quem de verdade

[Todo mundo tem de ser quem de verdade

onde quer que seja]

onde quer que seja]


Everybodys got a will, everybodys got a way
[Todo mundo tem a sua prpria vontade, todo

Performed by Keb Mo
Written by Chic Street Man
2001

mundo tem o seu jeito prprio]


Everybody gotta listen to what everybodys
sayin
[Todo mundo tem de ouvir o que todo mundo
fala]
Everybodys got a nighttime (yes, they do!),
everybody got a day
[Todo mundo tem vida noturna (tem, sim!),
todo mundo tem vida diurna]
Everybodys got to give a little love away

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