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The Music of Portugal

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On this edition of All Songs Considered: you may fall in love with Portugal. Host Bob Boilen visits the city of Porto and meets one amazing Portuguese radio DJ, Alvaro Costa. Costa takes us on a journey that includes master of the Portuguese 12-string guitar Carlos Paredes but also includes Portuguese rock, reggae electronica but also pimba, the most popular music of all.

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The Music of Portugal

Fado Curvo

Caravelas

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Caravelas

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  • by Mariza

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Guitarra Portuguesa

Canção Verdes Anos

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Canção Verdes Anos

  • from Guitarra Portuguesa
  • by Carlos Paredes

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O Mundo

Carpe Diem

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  • by Rodrigo Leão
Dedadas

FJP #2

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FJP #2

  • from Dedadas
  • by Mário Barreiros Sextet
Sativa

54x56

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Mundial 2002 (compilation)

Heroes

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Heroes

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  • by Blind Zero
Ao Vivo No Coliseu

Dei-te Quase Tudo

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Dei-te Quase Tudo

  • from Ao Vivo No Coliseu
  • by Paulo Gonzo
Ao Vivo No Coliseu

A Minha Guitarra

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A Minha Guitarra

  • from Ao Vivo No Coliseu
  • by Tony Carreira
Megaphone3

Real

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Real

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  • by Megafone

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