Something wonderful happened in Brazil in the late 1960s. Stevie Wonder's soul-funk, Bob Marley's revolutionary reggae, and the smooth bossa nova of Joao Gilberto came together in one person: Brazil's irreplaceable Gilberto Gil.
As a youth raised in rural Bahia, Gil was intoxicated by the bossa
When Bob Marley decided to get up and stand up, championing love and unity from the pulpit of a tumultuous Jamaica, he probably never imagined his rude-boy image and Trenchtown tunes would become festive anthems for suburban American youth some 20 years later. Marley, Peter Tosh, and Bunny Wailer joi