Joel Matthews
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A Little Info About This Song

The Girl from Ipanema recently featured in the Rio Olympics closing ceremony. Originally written in 1962 it became a hit around the world and won a Grammy for record of the year in 1965. It has been performed by many artists including Antonio Carlos Jobim, Pery Ribiero, Astrud Gilberto, Stan Getz, Frank Sinatra and many more. It is the 2nd most recorded pop song of all time behind "Yesterday" by the Beatles.

Jeffrey's Instructional Video


The Original Song

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