Jorge Ben Jor

Born 22 March 1942
Jorge Ben Jor
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1942-03-22
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Jorge Ben Jor

Jorge Ben Jor Biography (Wikipedia)

Jorge Duilio Lima Menezes (born March 22, 1942), is a Brazilian popular musician, performing under the stage name Jorge Ben Jor since the 1980s, though commonly known by his former stage name Jorge Ben. His characteristic style fuses samba, funk, rock and bossa nova with lyrics that blend humor and satire with often esoteric subject matter. Some of his hits include "Chove Chuva," "Mas Que Nada," "Ive Brussel," "Balança Pena," among others, and have been interpreted by artists such as Caetano Veloso, Sérgio Mendes, Miriam Makeba, and Marisa Monte.

Ben's broad-minded and original approach to samba led him through participation in some of Brazilian popular music's most important musical movements, such as bossa nova, Jovem Guarda, and Tropicália, the latter period defined by his albums Jorge Ben (1969) and Fôrça Bruta (1970). He has been called "the father of samba rock", by Billboard magazine. According to American music critic Robert Christgau, Ben and his contemporary Gilberto Gil were "always ready to go further out on a beat than the other samba/bossa geniuses".

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Take It Easy My Brother Charles
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Take It Easy My Brother Charles
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Mas que nada
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Lalari-Olala
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Lalari-Olala
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Taj Mahal
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Taj Mahal
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Mas Que Nada
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Mas Que Nada
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Mas que nada
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Mas que nada
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Chove, Chuva
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Chove, Chuva
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O Dia Em Que O Sol (JKriv Mais Baixo Rework)
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O Dia Em Que O Sol (JKriv Mais Baixo Rework)
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Take it Easy My Brother Sam
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Take it Easy My Brother Sam
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Ponta de Lança Africano
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Ponta de Lança Africano
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Oba, La Vem Ela (DJ Snatch Edit)
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Oba, La Vem Ela (DJ Snatch Edit)
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Rio Babilônia (V4YS Flamengo Edit)
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Rio Babilônia (V4YS Flamengo Edit)
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O Filosofo
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O Filosofo
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Carolina Carol Bela
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Carolina Carol Bela
Zé Maria
Mas Que Nada
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Mas Que Nada
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Menina Mulher De Pele Preta
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Menina Mulher De Pele Preta
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Xica Da Silva
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Xica Da Silva
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Rita Jeep
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Rita Jeep
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O Telefone
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O Telefone
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Comanche
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Comanche
Gilberto Gil
Filhos de Gandhi
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Filhos de Gandhi
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Tim Dom Dom
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Tim Dom Dom
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Quem Cochicha O Rabo Espicha
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Quem Cochicha O Rabo Espicha
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Mas que nada
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Mas que nada
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Charles Anjo 45
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Charles Anjo 45
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Ponta De Lanca Africano (Umbabarauma)
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Ponta De Lanca Africano (Umbabarauma)
Drumagick
Easy Boom (Take It Easy My Brother Charles)
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Easy Boom (Take It Easy My Brother Charles)
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Taj Mahal
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Taj Mahal
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