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Old 05-30-2011, 05:31 AM
 
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More of Brazil.


YouTube - ‪Joćo Gilberto & Tom Jobim - Corcovado (Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars) | [bytera]‬‏


YouTube - ‪Desenho Aquarela do Brasil‬‏


YouTube - ‪Fernanda Takai - Insensatez‬‏

(I included a part-Japanese singer for the variety of Brazil)
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Old 05-30-2011, 11:47 AM
 
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One of the greatest in Swedish music history - Cornelis Vreeswijk


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkxLx_KjxJQ&



YouTube - ‪Cornelis Vreeswijk - orginalsång Cecilia Lind‬‏
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Old 05-30-2011, 04:40 PM
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Japanese rocker/singer Ann Lewis singing her 80s hit "Roppongi Shinju"!! There have been many covers of this song since then. Anyone know if this song is part of Guitar Hero?


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Some guy doing a guitar cover:

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Old 05-30-2011, 04:49 PM
 
Location: Out in the Badlands
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YouTube - ‪Sukiyaki---Kyu Sakamoto‬‏
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Old 05-30-2011, 09:27 PM
 
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How about this?--"Les eaux de Mars," a tune by Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos Jobim, sung in French by American vocalist Stacey Kent and a mostly British band, including her saxophonist husband Jim Tomlinson.


YouTube - ‪Stacey Kent - Les eaux de Mars‬‏
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Old 05-31-2011, 02:36 AM
 
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Some songs that either succeeded in the English-speaking world or had translations/variants that did.


YouTube - ‪The Real Ritchie Valens - La Bamba‬‏


YouTube - ‪Solomon Linda&The Evening ( The First Version ) - Mbube‬‏


YouTube - ‪Peter Schilling - Major Tom (German High Quality Live)‬‏ - Itself inspired by a British song by David Bowie
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Old 06-14-2011, 12:49 PM
 
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YouTube - ‪Madball - Con Fuerza [EMPIRE Album]‬‏
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Old 06-14-2011, 01:04 PM
 
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YouTube - ‪"Ai du" live by Vieux Farka Toure @ Joe's Pub‬‏
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Old 06-14-2011, 02:55 PM
 
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YouTube - ‪Ne Me Quitte Pas - Nina Simone‬‏
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Old 06-14-2011, 08:27 PM
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YouTube - ‪T Tasha - As Time Goes By (Korean Song) With lyrics‬‏


YouTube - ‪Yoon Mi Rae__As Time Goes By‬‏
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