Classic 1960s Bossa Nova, recorded just after the genre was grafted into American Jazz. Antonio Carlos Jobim who was practically the inventor of Bossa Nova, wrote the song, and plays piano on this recording. Joao Gilberto, the co-creator of Bossa Nova plays guitar and sings in Portuguese on the track.
Joao's then wife Astrud Gilberto joins with a superb chorus with her under-stated trademark of vibrato-less latin sexy sound, in English. Then we get choruses from Stan Getz who takes… read more
Tall and tan and young and lovely
The girl from Ipanema goes walking
And when she passes, each one she passes goes - ah
When she walks, she's like a samba