Rui Veloso is a Portuguese rock and blues singer and musician. This composer and interpreter had a great impact on thePortuguese music
scene with the record Ar de Rock (April 1980), which influences were Eric Clapton and B.B.King.Songs such as Chico Fininho and A Rapariguinha
do Shopping became instant classics in the 1980s. His lyrics, normally writtenby Carlos Tê, are strongly influenced by the Porto culture. An
unconditional lover of the blues, he has played with B.B. Kingseveral times. He became one of the most productive and renowned Portuguese
musicians, as his discography clearly showstoday.