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It's been 50 years since Brazil's greatest gift to the world, the bossa nova, first hit our eardrums, and to celebrate, er, you should really go listen to classic stuff by cats like Antonio Carlos Jobim instead of this silliness. First up, the California-based Grupo Falso Baiano does a great version of that old Brazilian standard, the "Super Mario" theme, complete with furious Carnival-ready percussion: Grupo Falso Baiano : Irmaos Super Mario And then there's the not-so-great series of psuedo - bossa classic rock tribute albums coming out of Europe. So far, there's two-count 'em-TWO volumes of Rolling Stones remakes entitled " Bossa n' Stones " (that's how they spell it) and, even more weird, a Guns 'n' Roses tribute, ....<br/><br/> 6:08 p.m. Sunday 18th January 2009 EST
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