Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66, The Fool On The Hill [Single] (1968)
One of my all-time favourite Beatles covers is this wee lounge-classic by Sergio Mendes and his Brasil ’66 combo. Nothing fancy, a little bit cheesy, but just right. It works for me. I like it. I like a lot of Sergio’s Brasil ’66 stuff – it seems to work as part of a DJ set or as a wee pick-me-up, good chilled weekend stuff. Some great players and playing. And though you couldn’t go calling it timeless – it’s almost quintessentially sixties – it still has a spark to it, still fires. I picked this up on a fairly recent Auckland trip. A good thing to have in the collection.
Sample Track 1: (Side A): The Fool On The Hill
Sample Track 2: (Side B): So Many Stars
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