A Tábua de Esmeralda

Jorge Ben - A Tábua de Esmeralda
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Based on 131 ratings
1974 Ratings: #1
Liked by 6 people
January 1, 1974 / Release Date
LP / Format
Philips Records / Label
MPB / Genres
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Mixtape
100
This album is just gorgeous track to beautiful track to amazing track and so on. Jorge Ben has a voice that is so soft and smooth. It Pairs so well with the acoustic sounds and the harmonies. This album is just a landmark in world music.

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1.All of them
donovan_j32
94
Well it's pretty clear after just one listen to this that Jorge Ben was an absolute genius. This makes me wanna delve a lot deeper into MPB and Samba Rock so if anyone has any recommendations that would be great.
Fav Tracks: Ezzare Humanum Est, Menina Mulher De Pele Preta, Magnolia, Minha Teimosia, Zumbi
P.S. Everybody look into the history that inspires the song Zumbi.
EMR
86
From all the famous and respected artists to come out of the rich brazilian scene of the 70s, Jorge Ben is one of the absolute best. His fusion of samba, mpb, rock, psychedelic-music and african rhythms has helped shape whatever musical work the country has put out after he started releasing his masterful records. Right after the first opus Samba Esquema Novo came out, Ben started developing his once raw and straight-forward samba-rock style into something more amorphous and ocasionally ... read more
tiagoaon
95
Se isso aqui não é perfeito, eu nem sei mais o que é.

OS ALQUIMISTAS ESTÃO CHEGANDO
Minexx
100
Jorge Ben é um dos artistas mais incríveis que tive o prazer e conhecer, "A Tábua de Esmeralda" um clássico dos anos 70s, cheio de referências alquimistas, é uma junção de samba, ritimos africanos e música psicodélica, o disco é uma viajem mística.
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Track List

  1. Os Alquimistas Estão Chegando Os Alquimistas
  2. O Homem Da Gravata Florida
  3. Errare Humanum Est
  4. Menina Mulher De Pele Preta
  5. Eu Vou Torcer
  6. Magnólia
  7. Minha Teimosa, Uma Arma Pra Te Conquistar
  8. Zumbi
  9. Brother
  10. O Namorado Da Viúva
  11. Hermes Trismegisto E Sua Celeste Tábua De Esmeralda
  12. Cinco Minutos (5 Minutos)
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Added on: November 20, 2014