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Classic Rock‘s Today’s memory

Classic Rock‘s Today’s memory


Sérgio Mendes’ birthday

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A happy birthday to :

Sérgio Santos Mendes (1941) : Brazilian musician. He has over fifty-five releases, and plays bossa nova heavily crossed with jazz and funk. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2012 as co-writer of the song „Real In Rio” from the animated film Rio.

Mendes is married to Gracinha Leporace, who has performed with her husband since the early 1970s. He has collaborated with many artists through the years, including the Black Eyed Peas, with whom he re-recorded a version of his original breakthrough hit „Mas Que Nada”.

Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 – Mas Que Nada (translated : „come on”, „no way”, „Whatever”, or „Yeah, right!”)

„Mas que Nada” is a song written and originally performed by Jorge Ben on his debut album, which in a later cover version became the signature song of Sérgio Mendes. The song was voted by the Brazilian edition of Rolling Stone as the 5th greatest Brazilian song.

„Mas que Nada” is a song written and originally performed by Jorge Ben on his debut album, which in a later cover version became the signature song of Sérgio Mendes. The song was voted by the Brazilian edition of Rolling Stone as the 5th greatest Brazilian song.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9U1v01SGtGE

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