António Zambujo: Rua da Emenda

Listening Post 11. Move over Judy Garland. The most captivating trolley song in 75 years has arrived on a 15-track album from Portugal’s leading male fado singer. Pica do 7 (7’s Conductor) tells of a shy woman who rides the Number 7 tram daily just to be near the conductor of her dreams (video). It’s romantic, poetic and authentic—the uniformed musicians on board are from the Lisbon Transport Authority’s band. … More António Zambujo: Rua da Emenda