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Song of the day: Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66- Mas Que Nada

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In 1963, a man called Jorge Ben wrote the song Mas Que Nada. His story probably ends with the song being voted as the fifth best Brazilian song by the Brazilian version of Rolling Stone. For the song, the story only begins there. It is covered several times, before Sergio Mendes gets the song. He records it in 1966 with Brasil ’66 and has a minor hit with it, charting on number 47 in the Billboard chart. He later records it again with the Black Eyed Peas, having a big hit all over the world in 2006. For today, it’s fun to listen to the original cover from 1966:

Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66- Mas Que Nada