Wikipedia : This day (March 22, 1942), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is born Jorge Duilio Lima Menezes a.k.a. Jorge Ben Jor , a Brazilian popular musician.
Official Site : Jorge Ben Jor was revealed by the song Mas Que Nada and soon confirmed his talent with another great success, Chove Chuva. Two songs which had nothing to do with Bossa Nova or with the traditional samba either
@allmusic : Never a controversial figure in the manner of the tropicalistas like Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, Ben became one of the most respected and resilient figures in Brazilian pop.
@last.fm : Jorge Ben, considered the father of Brazilian soul (together with Tim Maia, who came next), rose to fame with his album Samba Esquema Novo (1963). His music has a very particular style, which fuses samba, funk and rock
Video : w/ Lucio Dalla – Mas Que Nada (2007) . Que Maravilha . w/ Ivete Sangalo & Jorge Ben Jor – Por Causa De Você Menina . Engenho De Dentro (1993) . w/ Fábio Júnior – Katarina, Katarina (1982) . Quem Cochicha O Rabo Espicha (1997) . Taj Mahal (1986) . w/ Lorraine & Tim Maia – Energia (1982) . Mosaicos – A Arte De Jorge Ben Jor (2008) (5/5) .