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Ex-squeeze me!?

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Thanks to LP cover lover, Rob Keith, who we met at the WFMU Record Fair.  A collector of music from the North of Brazil, Rob sent us this nice one with this note:  Zezinho is a forró accordion player from the northeast of Brazil. His group was called “The Rat Pack of Forró.” Song titles include “Sweaty Women” and “Beautiful Balloons.” Forró is well known for double entendre wordplay, so the songs are probably what you would assume they are about… or not, depending on which way you decide to interpret them. The album is surprisingly good and well produced, recorded on 16 tracks in Rio.

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Cuckoo clock

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Jose Vasconcelos  “A Hora e a Vez do Riso”  Odeon Records (Brazil)  (1973)

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“Yankees or Mets?”

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Osmar Navarro … e Voces  Chantecler Records (Brazil)

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Chairman of the board

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Surf Board   Conjunto Roberto Menescal   Elenco Records (Brazil)

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More cowbell

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Nossos Ritmos  Various Artists  RCA Victor (Brazil)  A joyful and fun folk art illustration from Brazil.

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Hornacopia

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Velhas Ideias Novas   Orquestra Rio de Janieiro   Plaza Records (Brazil)

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The invisible band

“Vibrando com Scarambone”  Carousel Records (Brazil)

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Stain in my heart

Emilinha Borba  “Emilia no pais dos sucessos”   Columbia Records (Brazil)

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“My eyes are up here, not down here!”

“Ritmos Tropicais”  Trio Avileno e seu Conjunto  Columbia Records (Brazil)

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“It’s Mashed Potato time!”

“Alo Dancarinos, Chegou A Musica”   The Sinter Quintet   Sinter Records  (Brazil)

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