In this Aug. 25, 2011 photo, a surfer leaves the water as the sun sets at Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The bossa nova song, "The Girl From Ipanema" is turning 50, and to its legions of fans, the decades have only heightened its allure. The tune inspired by a young woman who passed the songwriters in a beach side bar on her way to the waters of Ipanema beach, carries within its chords and lyrics an image of a city that's light and easy, palm trees and blue sky, a sun-kissed life without care. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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