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Desafinado (Off Key)

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Original music written by
Original lyrics written by
Language
English
ISWC
T-071.202.485-5 BMI, ISWC, JASRAC
Adapted from
Desafinado written by Antônio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça
Comments
Begins with: "If you say my singing is off key, my love. You will hurt my feelings, don't you see, my love? I wish I had an ear like yours, a voice that would behave..."
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EDITORA E IMP MUSICAL FERMATA DO BRASIL GEMA
BENDIG MUSIC CORP BMI
CORCOVADO MUSIC CORP BMI
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Desafinado Orquestra Os Bossambistas (aka Bossa Brass) Unverified

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written by , English

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October 1962 First release
October 1962
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Desafinado Kali Uchis May 27, 2022 Unverified

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