Sunday, January 09, 2011

YouTubes of the day

Two by the incomparable Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66.


Of course you know this one. Note in particular the beautifully rolled RRRRRs of Eartha Kitt (rocking the introduction) and the, uh, smooth moves of the shaker/tambourine player. Also, those earrings: you could do some serious damage with those.


I thought we had a reasonably solid grasp of Sergio's body of work, but we had no idea that he had tackled "Wichita Lineman". Not demolished and rebuilt a la his take on "My Favourite Things", but very nice nonetheless.