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O Viramundo (Ao Vivo)

CD (Item 533670) Polygram (Brazil), 1972/1974 — Condition: Used
2 CDs
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Wonderful live work by Gilberto Gil – recorded on his triumphant return to Brazil in the early 70s! The groove is very very stripped down – and most tracks feature Gil out front on guitar, with backing by only keyboards and percussion. If you know Gil's work, though, you know that he can make a setting like this filled with fire and emotion – and his sharp edgey guitar playing alone is worth the price of the record. His vocals are the stuff that really puts the album over the top, though – as the range of his emotion and soulful power are tremendous, and show the singer in a light that you rarely hear on some of his more restrained studio albums. There's also a great deal of interaction with the audience, recorded in a manner that really brings out the personality of Gil in this sort of setting. Lots of tracks – 19 in all – with titles that include "Gaivota", "Viramundo", "Baby Hippy", "Musico Simples", "Expresso 2222", "Back In Bahia", "Brand New Dream", "Procissao", "Objeto Sim, Objecto Nao", "Ela E Eu", and "Cada Macaco No Seu Galho", done in a duet with Caetano Veloso!  © 1996-2022, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Out of print.)

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Used CD Grade

We have only one grade for non-new CDs at Dusty Groove — "Used CD". This grade is somewhat all-encompassing, but we choose it because we try to offer Used CDs in the best shape possible.

When you purchase a Used CD you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of surface marks, the case to be clean (we often change the cases ourselves), and the booklet to be in good shape. Used CDs may show some signs of use but if there are significant details or defects we will list them underneath the item — just like we do with LPs — so look there for notes on cutout marks, stickers, promo stamps or other details.

All of our Used CDs are guaranteed to play without skipping or flaws. If you purchase a Used CD from Dusty Groove, you have 1 week to play it to determine that it plays correctly — and if it does not, then you may return it for a full refund.

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