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Best Brazilian Albums of All Time

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Featuring samba, bossa nova, tropicalia and beyond.

Rated 1 point - posted 9 years ago by bluefin33 in category Music.
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Tropicália: ou Panis et Circencis by various artists Report Abuse
This album introduced a new rebellious 60s sound boasting several figures, including Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso, who would soon become legendary.
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Cartola by Cartola Report Abuse
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Clube da Esquina by Milton Nascimento and Lô Borges Report Abuse
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Mutantes by Os Mutantes Report Abuse
These Brazilian kids took late-60s psychedelia coming from the US and turned it on its head. Wildly innovative even when you don't understand the lyrics.
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Gilberto Gil (Nêga) by Gilberto Gil Report Abuse
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Africa/Brasil by Jorge Ben Report Abuse
70s funk, Brazilian style. A revelation of African music's pulsating influence on the samba.
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João Gilberto by João Gilberto Report Abuse
Gilberto along with Jobim was one of bossa nova's pioneers. These are gentle, lifting songs stripped down to their unadorned beauty.
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Acabou Chorare by Novos Baianos Report Abuse
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A Tabua de Esmeralda by Jorge Ben Report Abuse
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Tanto Tempo by Bebel Gilberto Report Abuse
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Getz/Gilberto by João Gilberto and Stan Getz Report Abuse
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O Universe Musical de Baden Powell by Baden Powell Report Abuse
The greatest bossa nova guitarist's greatest collection of playing in an intimate cafe setting.
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Lô Borges by Lô Borges Report Abuse
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Transa by Caetano Veloso Report Abuse
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São Paulo Confessions by Suba Report Abuse
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Elis & Tom by Elis Regina & Antonio Carlos Jobim Report Abuse
A collaboration for all time: The definitive versions of Jobim's beloved classics are on this album, and Regina's powerhouse singing makes every track timeless.
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Como & porque by Elis Regina Report Abuse
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Fabrication Defect by Tom Ze Report Abuse
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Djavan Ao Vivo by Djavan Report Abuse
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Definitive Collection by Vinicius de Moraes Report Abuse
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Tropicalia 2 by Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso Report Abuse
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Roots by Sepultura Report Abuse
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