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Black Rio 2 – Original Samba Soul 1968 to 1981

CD (Item 520410) Strut (UK), 1970s — Condition: Used
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Heavy funk from 70s Brazil – and a collection that digs even deeper that the legendary first Black Rio volume! These tunes are all Brazilian in origin, but draw plenty on American funk and soul of the 70s – not just rhythms, but also instrumentation, vocals, and production styles too – a cool collision of modes that makes for some really memorable music throughout! DJ Cliffy's always hipped us to great music with some of his other compilations, but this one really blows the top off – introducing our ear to some super-rare gems that we've never even seen on original vinyl – proof that the Samba Soul legacy of Jorge Ben, Tim Maia, and others really had a big impact on the sound of Brazilian grooves in the 70s. The set features full notes on the music, and features titles that include "Faz Tanto Tempo" by Renata Lu, "Coluna Do Meio" by Zeca Do Trombone & Roberta Sax, "Sinal Vermelho" by Marilene, "Bobeira" by Edson Frederico E A Transa, "Nova Da" by Balanca Povo, "It's My Thing" by Cry Babies, "Ibere" by Avan Samba, "Tema De Azambuja" by Azambuja & CIA, "BR Samba" by Super Som Lord, "Ta Tudo Ai" by Rubinho E Mauro Assumpcao, and "Bananeira" by Emilio Santiago. (Out of print.)  © 1996-2016, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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