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Lyr Req: Samba Lando (Inti-Illimani)

18 Dec 16 - 09:59 PM (#3827287)
Subject: Lyr Req: Samba Lando
From: keberoxu

Samba Lando is one of Inti-Illimani's perennial favorite songs. The composition of Samba Lando, according to "La cancion en el sombrero" by Horacio Salinas, is a three-way effort by Jose Seves, Patricio Manns, and Salinas. And the lyric ought to be on the Mudcat Forum.

25 Dec 16 - 03:26 PM (#3828695)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Samba Lando
From: keberoxu

No accent marks are possible in the thread title or subject line;
but note that the song title / chorus actually has a written accent.

Recorded by Inti-Illimani
Album: Canción para matar una culebra


(Patricio Manns, Horacio Salinas, José Seves)

Sobre el manto de la noche
Está la luna chispeando
Así brilla fulgurando
Para establecer un fuero
Libertad para los negros
Cadenas para el negrero

Samba Landó
Samba Landó
Qué tienes tú
Que no tenga yo

Mi padre siendo tan pobre
Dejó una herencia fastuosa
"Para dejar de hacer [de ser?] cosas
-- dijó con ánimo entero --
Ponga atención mi compadre
Que vienen nuevos negreros"


La gente dice: Qué pena
Que tenga la piel oscura,
Como se fuera basura
Que se arroja al pavimento!
No saben que el descontento
Entre mi raza madura.


Hoy día alzamos la voz
Como una sola memoria
Desde Ayacucho hasta Angola
De Brasil a Mozambique
Ya no hay nadie que que replique
Somos una misma historia


certainly © but don't have date.

26 Dec 16 - 02:11 PM (#3828852)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Samba Lando (Inti-Illimani)
From: GUEST,keberoxu

This link is to a more recent live-performance video.

This is a transitional personnel line-up of the band. Conspicuous by their absence are two of the three co-authors: José Seves and Horacio Salinas, who by this time had quarreled with the brothers Coulon and had abruptly left Inti-Illimani.

The brothers Coulon are visible in this performance: Marcelo Coulon singing the second verse and playing rhythm guitar; Jorge Coulon on one of the Afro-Latin percussion instruments, and of course singing. Someone else who can be seen, wearing his hat and looking very dressed up, is also playing a cowbell: this is Horacio Durán, who elsewhere specializes in the "charango" which is not played in this song. The other band members, many of them, are a younger generation and were accepted into Inti-Illimani once the exile in Europe was over and they had returned to their native Chile. I do not see Max Berrú, who was one of the few Inti-Illimani members to leave on good terms with everyone; he must by this time have decided against stage performances, while coming to terms with both the deafness in one ear, and with his second family following re-marriage, with whom he wanted to spend more time and not be on the road touring so much. This performance is during a big annual music festival in Chile.

Samba Landó, en vivo

10 Jan 17 - 01:34 PM (#3831742)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Samba Lando (Inti-Illimani)
From: keberoxu

an early "Samba Lando" video (probably Italy)

Inti Illimani, in this staged video, dress in their youthful uniform of red ponchos. The first verse is sung by José Seves and Max Berrú. The second verse is sung by Marcelo Coulon and Horacio Salinas. The third pair in the video are Jorge Coulon, singing solo at one point, and Horacio Durán.   

They look so terribly young.

10 Jan 17 - 02:23 PM (#3831755)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Samba Lando (Inti-Illimani)
From: Dave Hanson

Have you ever wondered why it's only you that ever shows any interest in this subject ?

Dave H

11 Jan 17 - 09:06 AM (#3831897)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Samba Lando (Inti-Illimani)
From: David Carter (UK)

I am interested. I don't have anything to contribute, but I read the posts and watch the clips. I didn't know anything about this group apart from Flight of the Condor until reading keberoxu's posts, but the traditional music from other parts of the world always interests me.

11 Jan 17 - 12:26 PM (#3831933)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Samba Lando (Inti-Illimani)
From: keberoxu

Yo! Monique! Please stand up to be counted!

11 Jan 17 - 06:16 PM (#3831975)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Samba Lando (Inti-Illimani)
From: Monique

I do!

11 Jan 17 - 06:20 PM (#3831976)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Samba Lando (Inti-Illimani)
From: Monique

Though my pet Chilean band is Quilapayún (¡el conjunto histórico if you please!)

11 Jan 17 - 06:46 PM (#3831979)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Samba Lando (Inti-Illimani)
From: GUEST,keberoxu

thanks, I knew you wouldn't let me down

12 Jan 17 - 05:23 AM (#3832023)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Samba Lando (Inti-Illimani)
From: Monique

Btw, 2nd verse, 3rd line is "Para dejar de ser cosas" (to stop being things), 2nd verse 4th line is "Dijo" with a regular "o" ("decir" is an irregular verb), 3rd verse 3rd line is "Como si fuera basura" and last verse, 2nd to last line should have only one "que". (Sorry, I was a grade teacher!)
About the song having a copyright: it has no "copyright", it has "author's rights", which means they don't have to register it to claim authorship and royalties. They've published it, it's theirs unless someone can prove otherwise. Which doesn't mean people in "author's rights countries" don't register their works to avoid being ripped off, but there's no such thing of "copyright" registration or copyright renewal.

12 Jan 17 - 05:26 AM (#3832024)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Samba Lando (Inti-Illimani)
From: Monique

Arrgghhh! "... such thing as "copyright"..."