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 4Ever Songs: Antonio Carlos Jobim ‘Águas de Março’

 ‘Águas de Março’, Is Brazil’s Most Popular Song, according to newspapers, journalists, scholars, and Brazilian music fans everywhere. It happened on a rainy day in March 1972 when Jobim was frustrated with the stormy weather. Things were not going his way. So, he sat down and began to write. ‘Águas de Março’ tells the story of the cycle of life. The song’s simplicity is also what makes it popular worldwide. There’s meaning in each phrase.

There are thousands of versions in more than a dozen languages, but Jobim’s duet with the legendary Elis Regina is the most famous, and the one that makes it Brazil’s most popular song!