The Astrud Gilberto Birthday Show

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PROGRAM #1400 – The Astrud Gilberto Birthday Show

‘The Astrud Gilberto Birthday Show’ airs daily on our streaming station from 03-27-19 through 04-02-19 Monday-Friday at 7 am, 3 pm, 6 pm and midnight Central Time (US). Weekends, too.

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Spring’s slow start won’t drag us down this week: There’s too much music to enjoy with Astrud Gilberto’s best songs.

Plus, our playlist includes Ivan Lins with Brenda Russell, Jorge Vercilo, Toquinho and tropcial tunes from sax great Leo Gandelman and Caibedo Island.

To top it all off, it’s Zizi Possi’s birthday, too!

Not a bad lineup for our 1,400th consecutive weekly radio show!

Happy Listening,

Scott Adams

Wednesday’s Brazil Back2Back celebrates Brazilian Pop singer Zizi Possi’s birthday. Listen at the top of the hour, 11 am, 2 pm and 5 pm CT, exclusively on our streaming station. Daily Listening Guide.

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Sunday’s Brazilian Brunch celebrates birthdays for Astrud Gilberto and Zizi Possi, and the softer side of Brazilian song! Only on Sundays at 5 am, 9 am, 2 and 8 pm Chicago time and only on The Sounds of Brazil webstream. And read our Brazilian Burnch preview every Sunday from our home page.

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This week’s show:

‘The Astrud Gilberto Birthday Show’ 

Hour 1: 

Set 1: The Sounds of Brazil Opening Theme

Better Days Ahead<>Pat Metheny/Letter From Home

You Moved Me<>Ivan Lins & Brenda Russell/Love Dance 

Aguas De Marco<>Boney James/Shine     

Welcome to The Brazilian Club Lounge

The Girl From Ipanema<>Stan Getz/Getz-Gilberto

Set 2:

Introduce Next Set

It Might As Well (Be Spring)<>Astrud Gilberto/Getz Au Go-Go

Border Line<>Deodato/The Crossing

Introduce Next Song

Virou Ariea<>Batacoto/Batacoto

Who Needs Forever?<>Astrud Gilberto w/Thievery Corp.                             

Timeless<>India.Arie. with Sergio Mendes/Timeless

Set 3: Introduce This Week’s Spotlight Song

Astrud<>Basia/Time And Tide

Luxo Do Lixo<>Ivan Lins/America Brasil

My Nichole<>Indigo City/Samba Electrique

‘The Astrud Gilberto Birthday Show’ 

Hour 2: 

Set 1:

Amor e Som<>Astrud Gilberto/Plus

Welcome To Our Second Hour

Summer Samba (So Nice)<>Astrud Gilberto/Silver Collection

Flying To Bahia<>Caibedo Island/Caibedo Tale

Voce<>Emilio Santiago/Perdido de Amor

First Kiss/Chante Moore/Love the Woman

Set 2:

Set 2: Introduce Brazil Back2Back: Zizi Possi

É Chiove<>Zizi Possi/Per Amore

Capim<>Zizi Possi/Bossa

Introduce Next Set                                                                           

Amazon River<>Nino Tempo/Nino

Que Nem Maré<>Jorge Vercilo/Perfil

Barcellona<>Toquinho/Storie Di Una Stori Sola

Set 3:

Brazilian Tapestry<>Astrud Gilberto/Gilberto with Turrentine

Dreams Of Rio<>Akira Jimbo/Slow Boat

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Next week, we’ll dive deeper into Brazil’s Month of Discovery with two hours of ‘Millennial Music Makers’.

I hope you’ll enjoy the show and please – tell a few friends about us on 90.9 FM WDCB every Sunday at 2 pm Central.  It’s always great to share the music.

Always a pleasure,

Scott Adams

The Sounds of Brazil!

The Astrud Gilberto Birthday Show