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Jose Afonso

José Manuel Cerqueira Afonso dos Santos, known as Zeca Afonso or just Zeca, was born in Aveiro, Portugal. Zeca is among the most influential folk and political musicians in Portuguese history. He became an icon among Portuguese left-wing activists due to the role of his music in the resistance against the dictatorial regime of Oliveira Salazar, resistance that triumphed in 1974 with the pro-democratic leftist military coup of the Carnation Revolution. His song Grândola, Vila Morena is closely associated with the revolution. In the ensuing revolutionary process, Zeca was a very active mus ...read more

José Manuel Cerqueira Afonso dos Santos, known as Zeca Afonso or just Zeca, was born in Aveiro, Portugal. Zeca is among the most influential folk and political musicians in Portuguese history. He became an icon among Portuguese left-wing activists due to the role of his music in the resistance against the dictatorial regime of Oliveira Salazar, resistance that triumphed in 1974 with the pro-democratic leftist military coup of the Carnation Revolution. His song Grândola, Vila Morena is closely associated with the revolution. In the ensuing revolutionary process, Zeca was a very active musician and continued composing political and folk songs, often criticizing the post-revolutionary changes. Years after his death, Zeca Afonso is still widely listened to, not only in Portugal, but also abroad. « hide


LPs
Fura Fura
1979

3.5
1 Votes
Enquanto Há Força
1978

3.5
1 Votes
Com as Minhas Tamanquinhas
1976

3.5
1 Votes
Coro dos Tribunais
1975

4
1 Votes
Venham Mais Cinco
1973

5
1 Votes
Eu Vou Ser como a Toupeira
1972

4.5
1 Votes
Cantigas do Maio
1971

4.5
2 Votes
Traz Outro Amigo Também
1970

4
1 Votes
Cantares de Andarilho
1968

4.5
1 Votes
Live Albums
No Coliseu
1983

5
1 Votes

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