Day: December 26, 2023

Tropicália 101 Part One: Birth of A Unified Brazilian Identity

In our first of four parts covering the music of Tropicália (1967-1969), we look first at the songs that epitomize the spirit of the movement which birthed a new uniquely Brazilian cultural identity (clockwise starting top left: Caetano Veloso, Gal Costa, Rita Lee, Gilberto Gil and Tom Zé center)