Caetano

Dad loves Caetano Veloso. Billy loves the Beatles, just like Caetano, who has covered many of their songs (like Eleanor Rigby and For No One), and whose early career in the heyday of Tropicalia was overwhelmingly influenced by swirling, “cannabilistic” music of the Liverpool boys. Billy and Dad both love Caetano’s endearing version of “You’re Gonna Lose that Girl”:

Here is the lovely scene from Almodovar’s Hable con ella with that lovely Spanish song sung by Caetano:

And finally in Portuguese, Dad’s favorite Caetano song, Terra, written in prison in the late sixties, when his wife sent him the pictures of the earth taken from outer space. Who could ever forget you?

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