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Jorge Ben Ben (Limited Mini LP Sleeve Edition)

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Jorge Ben: Ben (Limited Mini LP Sleeve Edition). CD

  • Jorge Ben Is One of  Brazil’s Most Legendary Singer-Songwriters
  • His Unique Sound Transcends Any Stylistic Pigeonhole While Incorporating Elements of the Many Movements that Swept Brazilian Pop During the ‘60s and ‘70s
  • This 1972 Album, Ben, Made Him a Superstar in His Native Country
  • Includes Such Ben Classics as “Taj Mahal” and “Fio Maravilha”
  • Real Gone Music’s Limited Mini LP Sleeve Edition Exactly Replicates Original Album Art with Tip-On, “Old Style” Printing
  • Comes with Obi Extolling Selling Points
  • First Time on CD Outside of Brazil

If there was one thing that all the movements that swept Brazilian popular music during the ‘60s and ‘70s—bossa nova, Jovem Guarda, Tropicalia, Música Popular Brasileira, samba soul, Black Rio—had in common, it was that they all revered Jorge Ben. That’s because Ben incorporated aspects of all their styles without compromising his own; as Caetano Veloso put it, “Jorge Ben, without attempting an artificial or homogenizing ‘fusion,’ came through with a strong, original sound, confronting a body of issues from the opposite end, that of the finished treatment, while we were groping and coming up with varied and incomplete solutions.” Now, Real Gone Music and Dusty Groove are embarking on a long-awaited tour through Ben’s catalog, starting with his 1972 masterpiece, Ben. This is the album that made Jorge Ben a superstar in Brazil, a lean marvel of rhythmic and melodic concision that contains some of his most indelible, durable songs, like the first version of “Taj Mahal” and his ode to his favorite soccer player, “Fio Maravilha.” Peerless Brazilian pop, out on CD for the first time outside of Brazil, and packaged inside a mini LP sleeve that exactly replicates the original vinyl release. Limited edition of 2000!


1.   Morre o Burro, Fica o Homem

2.   O Circo Chegou

3.   Paz e Arroz

4.   Moça

5.   Domingo 23

6,   Fio Maravilha

7.   Quem Cochicha o Rabo Espicha

8.   Caramba!...Galileu da Gaililéia

9.   Que Nega é Essa

10. As Rosas Eram Todas Amarelas

11. Taj Mahal

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