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Forró

The lyrics of the music are full of humor and often have a double meaning to underline the sensuality of this music style. One thing worth knowing about this music style. According to a legend, the name for this musical style goes back to some British engineers during the construction of a railway in Pernambuco (in north east of Brazil). A dance-party "for all" was organized at the beginning of the twentieth century. And this "for all" became "Forró".