The Girl From Ipanema is a far weirder song than you thought


This is a great ‘analysis’ the 2nd most recorded song in music history – THE GIRL FROM IPANEMA!  This is also an ‘inside look into Joao Gilberto’s unique’ guitar style, he is my Guru on the Brasilian Guitar!!

July 15, 2020

Brazilian bossa nova isn’t elevator music, it’s actually really intensely complicated! Let’s find out why! Get CuriosityStream AND Nebula for less than $15 per year (26% off!)

As a bonus here is Joao’s beautiful Ballad sung in Italian live in Rome – he spoke fluent Italian and Portuguese.. song title Estate (In Summer) a great love song describing the time of love the subject remembers when he and his girl were young lovers.. masterpiece!!

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