Music from Portugal – Zeca Afonso

Zeca Afonso (1929-1987) was a Portuguese folk and political musician. Zeca lived in Angola and Mosambik in his youth and later studied in Coimbra, Portugal. In 1974, his politicaly banned song “Grândola, Vila Morena” was played by the radio after midnight and became a symbol in the fight against the dictatorship and started the Carnation Revolution.

Really an amazing musician so have a listen to “Canção de Embalar” too:

Music from Portugal – Tiago Bettencourt

Tiago Bettencourt is a Portuguese singer who was born in Coimbra, and now lives in Lisbon. Listen to his fantastic piece “Canção de Engate”:

Music from Portugal – Tiago Bettencourt & Mantha

Tiago Bettencourt is a Portuguese singer who was born in Coimbra, and now lives in Lisbon. Working together with Mantha they are a great duo! Listen to their awesome song “Eu Esperei”:

Music from Portugal – Tiago Bettencourt

Tiago Bettencourt is a Portuguese singer who was born in Coimbra, and now lives in Lisbon. Here’s his song “Se Cuidas de Mim“ together with Mantha. Enjoy it:

Listen to Tens que largar a

Music from Portugal – The Legendary Tigerman

The Legendary Tigerman is a stage name of Paulo Furtado, an artist, singer and musician Portuguese blues, a style of man-orchestra (One-man-band). With a singular style, Furtado plays guitar, harmonica and drums alone on stage. He has released five albums to date.

I chose, to show you, he with Rita Redshoes singing “Hey, Sister Ray”