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Jose Manuel Simoes

Jose Manuel Simoes

Jose Manuel Simoes is a Communications teacher, with a PHD on Ethnomusicology. He is the author of biographies of artists such as Cesaria Evora and David Byrne. Currently he freelances for leading Portuguese newspaper Correio da Manha, and travels widely... frequently without moving.

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Pete Doherty: A Dandy In Alto Minho

Interview by Alvaro Costa, Jose Manuel Simoes, Rock's Backpages, September 2007

PAREDES DE COURA, Portugal: a sleepy, lush village, somewhere northwest of Porto. Every summer, for five days, Coura moonlights as the sunnier, less muddy and ...

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