Brazil Songbook, Post Bossa Vol. 1

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Whenever I need to reconnect with the infinite inspiration of music, I dial up something from Brazil. Here's a short tour of some incredible records that deserve recognition as classics of world culture—a few craftily updated classics by Antonio Carlos Jobim, a few stellar gems from the songbook of Milton Nascimento, some crackling Baden Powell, an absolutely gorgeous Edu Lobo tune, etc. Enjoy!

1 Três temas de fé afro-brasileira: Pai (Um canto de preto velho)4:35Baden PowellTristeza / Poema / Canto / Images On Guitar
2 Só Me Fez Bem2:04Maria BethâniaEdu Lobo E Maria Bethania
3 Homem Da Rua2:00Lô BorgesLô Borges
4 How Insensitive2:24Elis ReginaElis Regina in London
5 Tiro Cruzado2:09Miúcha & Tom JobimMiúcha & Tom Jobim Vol. 1
6 O Sonho4:30Egberto GismontiEgberto Gismonti
7 Nuvem Cigana2:59Milton NascimentoClube Da Esquina
8 Mar Azul2:54Sá, WandaVagamente
9 Vera Cruz2:47Elis ReginaComo & Porque +4
10 Besame Mucho8:49João GilbertoAmoroso / Brasil
11 A Felicidade2:05Antônio Carlos JobimComposer
12 Agua De Beber2:10Wanda De SahSoftly!
13 Sweet Happy Life (Samba De Orfeu)2:35Wanda De SahSoftly!
14 Uri (Wind)6:14Airto MoreiraSeeds On The Ground
15 Canto de Xangli6:33Baden Powell/Vínicius de MoraesOs Afro Sambas
16 Goodbye Sadness3:35Astrud GilbertoFinest Hour
17 Once I Loved2:12Wanda De SahSoftly!

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