Port outward, starboard home

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JOAO DONATO “Xangô é de Baê” (1975)

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Sensational, breezy ’70s samba. Perfect late summer jam.


CAETANO VELOSO “Nega Maluca/Billie Jean/Eleanor Rigby” (1986)

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Obligatory Michael Jackson-related pageview bait memorial post.

Actually, Caetano’s segue from “Billie Jean” into the look at all the lonely people line from “Eleanor Rigby” is pretty brilliant and perceptive.