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Gilberto Gil

Singer Monica Vasconcelos introduces a solo, guitar-only performance given at London's Barbican by Gilberto Gil. One of the great singer-songwriters of the past five decades, Gil sings about everything from love and politics to God and mobile phones.


Presented by Monica Vasconcelos
Produced by Roger Short

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Saturday 26 September 2009, 3:00pm

Recorded Monday 31 March 2008 at the Barbican Centre in London

Gilberto Gil (vocals/guitar)
Ben Gil (guitar/percussion) on some songs

Gilberto Gil:
Tempo Rei
(original version on the 1984 album Raça Humana)
(original version on the 1982 album Um Banda Um)
Maquina de Ritmo
(original version on the 1982 album Um Banda Um)
Chiclete Com Banana
(original version on the 1972 album Espresso 2222)

Interview: Monica Vasconcelos and Gilberto Gil

Gilberto Gil:
Gueixa no Tatami
(this is a new song)
A Faca e o Queijo
La Renaissance Africaine
Não Chores Mais (No Woman No Cry)
Aquele Abraço
(original version on the 1969 album Gilberto Gil)

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