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Top : Arts : Music : Styles : R : Regional and Ethnic : Fado (30 web sites)
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Regional: Europe: Portugal: Arts_and_Entertainment
Arts: Music: Instruments: Stringed: Cittern: Portuguese_Guitar
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Alberto Mendes, Manuel Lemos, and Mr. Franks performing Portuguese songs and music from the Azores, 1939
A collection of recordings of Portuguese songs and music made in 1939 by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Richmond, California; includes descriptive notes and audio samples.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afccchtml/0009.html

Chasing the Fado
An article by an enthusiast for "those Portuguese Blues"; includes discography and resource lists.
http://bolingo.org/audio/texts/fr105fado.html

Coimbra Fado
Wikipedia article describes the style of Fado which developed in the university town of Coimbra.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fado_de_Coimbra

Fado
From Wikipedia, the history of this Portuguse folk music characterized by mournful tunes and lyrics.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fado

Fado - The People's Soul
The origins of Fado, with photographs, sound samples, and essays on the Portuguese guitar. [bilingual]
http://paginas.fe.up.pt/~fado/

Fado Music
World Music Central - article describing the characteristics of Fado.
http://www.worldmusiccentral.org/staticpages/index.php/fado