Cesaria Evora, “Carnaval De Sao Vicente”

 

Cesaria Evora, “Carnaval De Sao Vicente”- Live Recording, Paris, France

Cesária Évora was a Cape Verdean popular singer. Nicknamed the “Barefoot Diva” for performing without shoes, she was also known as the “Queen of Morna”. She performed for audiences for over fifty years, delighting her listeners and getting them up dancing. Cesaria Evora sings this tribute to her hometown of Mindelo. From the album, “Cafe Atlantico”, 1999. If she is new to you, find another song and then another.

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