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Gilberto Gil, "Saudade de Bahia"

Gilberto Gil, "Saudade de Bahia"

Dorival Caymmi is one of the pillars of Brazilian song, and "saudade" is a pillar of the Brazilian psyche. While Caymmi's original rendition of his song is pretty funky, Gil's interpretation is gentle and playful.

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Gilberto Gil, "Saudade de Bahia"

Dorival Caymmi is one of the pillars of Brazilian song, and "saudade" is a pillar of the Brazilian psyche. While Caymmi's original rendition of his song is pretty funky, Gil's interpretation is gentle and playful.

Watch the complete show "Breaking the Silence, Beating the Drum"

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Breaking the Silence, Beating the Drum

WATCH ONLINE! On March 25, 2009 Culture Project presented this major concert commemorating the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade, featuring artists from all over the world.
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