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vinylKnown as the 'Rainha Do Fado' (Queen of Fado), Amália Rodrigues was a legendary singer in the Fado. Never before had the Portuguese language sounded as universal as when sang by Amália. Her voice is expressive, flexible, extremely appealing, even to those who do not understand Portuguese. In France she became almost as popular as in Portugal. She performed at the prestigious Parisian Olympia hall and the legendary Bonino theatre. Charles Aznavour even wrote a Fado in French especially for her, 'Aie Mourir Pour Toi', and she also created French versions of her own songs. Rodrigues can be heard here in optimal environs, with just the sound of her passionate voice and Fado guitar duo Domingos Camarinha and Santos Moreira. Tracklist: Side A: PARIS 1960 1. Lua luar 2. Calunga 3. Quem o fado calunia 4. Fado gingão 5. Fado da madragoa 6. Olé mi morena 7. Barco negro 8. Guitare triste Side B: 1. Uma casa Portuguesa 2. Lerele 3. Aïe! mourir pour toi 4. Coimbra 5. Trepa no coqueiro 6. Lisboa Antiga 7. Don triqui traque Side C: À L OLYMPIA 1956 1. Uma casa Portuguesa 2. Nem às paredes confesso 3. Ai mouraria 4. Perseguição 5. Tudo isto e fado 6. Fado corrido 7. Barco negro Side D: 1. Coimbra 2. Sabe-se-lá 3. A tendinha 4. Lá vai Lisboa 5. Que deus me perdoe 6. Lisboa Antiga 7. Amália.

Rodrigues, Amalia / Paris 1960 / L'Olympia (2LP)

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