Samba Lesson # 4 (Part 1)

Bezerra da Silva is great!  I like his voice and the topics of his songs.  His songs are about social issues, corruption, drug trade and gang violence.  According to Wikipedia Bezerra de Silva was called the Sambandido (samba bandit) and he didn’t like that term.  He was known for recording sambas from unfamed composers who led difficult lives in environments where criminal activities were a way of life.

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