Brazil: Songs of Protest Zelia Barbosa Sings of the Sertao & Favela (1968)

Smithsonian Folkways
  • CD MFS717£11.99
    Out of stock
  • 1. Opiniao (Opinion)
  • 2. Funeral do Lavrador (Funeral of a Worker)
  • 3. Pedro Pedreiro (Peter the Mason)
  • 4. Sina de Caboccio (Destiny of a Pheasant)
  • 5. Cheganca (Arrival)
  • 6. Pau de Arara (The Parrot Roost)
  • 7. Carcara (The Vulture)
  • 8. Cancao da Terra (Song of the Earth)
  • 9. Zelao
  • 10. Feio, Nao e Bonito (Ugly)
  • 11. Cicatriz (The Scar)
  • 12. Nega Dina (Dina Says No)

Killer, killer, killer 60s hard bossa! There are tough versions of 'Carcara' (check out the audio), Edu Lobo's 'Cheganca', 'Opiniao' and other protest songs. This really is the business!!! As good as any Tamba Trio, Zimbo Trio stuff! Recommended.

People also bought

Drums of Defiance (1992)Maroon Music from the Earliest Free Black Communities of JamaicaSmithsonian Folkways
Maroon communities in Jamaica are directly descended from escaped slaves brought over to Jamaica by the slave trade. Fiercely independent, these communities...
Lafayette Afro-Rock BandDarkest Light: The Best of The Lafayette Afro-Rock BandStrut
Wicked compilation eaturing the best tracks from The Lafayette Afro-Rock Band and the group's other incarnations as Ice, Crispy and Co, and Captain Dax! Much-sampled...
  • CD£6.99
    Out of stock
Gilles PetersonDigs America 2Ubiquity
Brilliant new compilation of rare gems from the enviable record collection of ever-popular eclectic DJ Gilles Peterson! Fans of Mr Peterson will know...
  • CD£10.99
    Out of stock
  • 3×LP£15.99
    Out of stock
BunalimBunalimShadoks
Wicked funky Turkish obscurity! This is the first-ever reissue of some of the most amazing Turkish music ever recorded: wild, raw and with fuzz guitar...
  • CD£12.99
    Out of stock
  • LP£19.99
    Out of stock
The Mighty SparrowFirst Flight: Early Calypsos from the Emory Cook CollectionSmithsonian Folkways
Mighty Sparrow's First Flight reflects his post-World War II Trinidadian world of bravado and high rhetoric, in which violence of tongue and hand, the...
Deutsche Elektronische MusikExperimental German Rock and Electronic Music 1972-83Soul Jazz Records
The first seeds of German rock and experimental electronic music were planted in 1968, as students and workers in Paris, Prague, Mexico and throughout...
  • Deluxe 2×CD£12.99
    Out of stock
  • 2×LP Vol.1£17.99
    Out of stock
  • 2×LP Vol.2£17.99
    Out of stock
  • MP3 Release£9.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
Bridge Into The New AgeFunky Afro-Centric Spiritual Sounds From Jazz's Forgotten DecadeBGP
BGP returns to its jazz roots with a compilation that looks at the funky, Afro-centric and distinctly spiritual grooves coming out of North America in...
Lord MelodyCalypso 1962Smithsonian Folkways
This recording gives listeners more calypsos from one of the most famous calypsonians of all time, Lord Melody. The Cyril Diaz Calypso Combo and the March...
  • CD£11.99
    Out of stock
The UniquesAbsolutely RocksteadyPressure Sounds
a killer rocksteady collection from the uniques featuring the great slim smith. all tunes produced by bunny lee in the late 60s.the uniques were one of...
 
    The Montgomery MovementThe Montgomery Express (1974) (Reissue)Smithsonian Folkways / Numero
    ** Now available on vinyl ** Super rare funk album released on smithsonian folkways in the early 1970s. "The music of the Montgomery Express is a buried...
    • CD£11.99
      In stockAdd to Bag
    • New LP £17.99
      Out of stock
    YellowmanLost Mi LoveJah Guidance
    great tune from 1982 on the "dirty harry" rhythm with billy boyo riding the same rhythm over on the b-side.
    • 7"£3.00
      Out of stock
    Sarah Webster FabioBoss Soul: 12 Poems by Sarah Webster Fabio (1972)Smithsonian Folkways
    Tough, tough, tough proto-female rap featuring raw percussion and super-funky accompaniment. This is like Gil Scott Heron's '125th and Lennox' album meets...
    Lady AnnInformerJoe Gibbs
    Killer early dancehall tune from 1982 on a remake of the old studio 1 rhythm "heavenless"
    • 7"£3.50
      Out of stock
    B-MusicDrive In, Turn On, Freak OutFinders Keepers
    Excellent compilation of rare psychedelic vinyl finds from Finders Keepers' worldwide A-list team of crate diggers, including Cherrystones, Andy Votel,...
    • CD£9.99
      Out of stock
    • 2×LP£12.99
      Out of stock
    Mary Lou WilliamsBlack Christ of the Andes (1964)Smithsonian Folkways
    Super-rare and highly sought-after classic modal jazz album finally reissued! Mary Lou Williams is a criminally overlooked jazz pianist who played through...
    • CD£11.99
      Out of stock
    Esther PhillipsFrom A Whisper To A Scream (1971)Kudu
    This is a killer funky soul fusion album on Kudu featuring Phillips' great version of the Gil Scott-Heron classic "Home Is Where The Hatred Is". Line-up...
    Sarah Webster FabioJujus - Alchemy of the Blues (1976)Smithsonian Folkways
    Super-tough funky, funky, funky female proto-rap poetry from Sarah Webster Fabio. Killer! Armed with an incredible rhythm section this album is a classic...
    • CD£11.99
      In stockAdd to Bag
    • LP£13.99
      Out of stock
    Freedom JazzSpiritual Jazz CollectionBMG
    Great 20 track compilation of deep, spiritual jazz tunes that were originally released on the highly collectable Baystate label. This CD is a Japanese...
    • CD£21.99
      Out of stock
    East New York Ensemble de MusicAt The Helm (1974)Smithsonian Folkways
    Amazing deep, deep jazz as featured on our "New Thing!" compilation! Includes heavyweight African/Eastern styles and the out-there 13 minute version of...
    • CD£11.99
      Out of stock
    • New LP £13.99
      Out of stock
    Originals (3)Compiled By Sean PClaremont56
    Well it's the one so many of us have been waiting for, the missing, much anticipated 'Originals 3' compiled by disco and boogie maestro Sean P and without...
    • CD£10.99
      Out of stock
    Donald ByrdPlaces And Spaces (1975)Blue Note
    Definitive jazz funk album produced by the Mizell brothers. A classic - all the way!
    • CD£7.99
      In stockAdd to Bag
    • LP (Japanese Edition)£39.99
      Out of stock
    MadlibMedicine Show No. 4 - 420 Chalice All-StarsMadlib Invasion
    BACK IN STOCK!!! This is the fourth of a one-a-month, twelve-CD series from Madlib on his own imprint, Madlib Invazion!  Odd numbers in the series...
    • CD£13.99
      Out of stock
    Fela KutiShuffering And Shmiling/No AgreementWrasse
    Two classic afro beat albums!
    • CD£8.99
      Out of stock