Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with emerging artists, icons and more. Hear songs that can completely change your day, with humor, heart and (sometimes) a whole lot of noise. Directions for use: Morning commute, the gym, or alone time. (If rash persists, discontinue use.)
May 21st, 2007
Episode 87 of 811 episodes
The Music of Portugal Pt II. Host Bob Boilen travels to Lisbon, the home of Fado, the yearning, languid music from the south of Portugal. Boilen speaks with DJ Henrique Amaro about the origins of Fado and how it's crept into the country's electronica and hip-hop. We also discover the flashpoint that music played in the country's 1974 revolution.