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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Fado Music In Lisbon
Fado Singer Ana Maura
I spend many happy hours listening to Fado music from Portugal. It's like flamenco music from Spain, but sweeter and gentler.
Amália Rodrigues - Estranha forma de vida (1965)
Como lo bueno nunca harta, con el permiso de "c1f1a", me tomé la licencia de editar su material y subir otra versión de esta hermosa canción de Amália. Letra...
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Fado means fate.
March 12 at 9:34pm
One immediately sees the connection with Um Kulthum in Egypt. Listen to her. You will be amazed.
Umm Kulthum ( أم كلثوم ) live; "Enta Omri" (English subtitles)
March 12 at 9:37pm
In 2015, my companions and I staid at a very convivial, comfortable hostal in Lisbon where every night the young staff coordinated free, guided activities. One evening, I was taken to a great fado bar on a "down and dirty" backstreet about a mile away.
If you're in Andalucia, don't miss the flamenco! The cost of living in "the Moorish outback" is, I think, as inexpensive now as it was then. In our "home" pueblos (about an hour's drive from Granada) we enjoyed superb, copious meals -- complete with a big glass of tinto -- for six dollars.
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