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Latest update on 01/03/2010

Artist: Volta Sêca
Author: traditional
Label: Abril Cultural
Year: 1935

Real name: Antonio dos Santos. A 35 second fragment recorded in prison, reissued on lp Documentos Sonoros - Nosso Século in '80. Title means: Embroidster or Lacemaker. Adapted by Alfredo Ricardo do Nascimento (Zé do Norte) as theme song in film O Cangaceiro ('53), dealing with gang leader and outlaw Lampeão, the Robin Hood of the Brazilian Nordeste. Volta Sêca was once part of his gang.

Covers:

1953:

Ze do Norte & Coro Mixto [in film O Cangaceiro]

1953:

Demonios Da Garoa y Homero Marques [also in Spanish as Mujer Bordadora]

1953:

Eddie Barclay [as O Cangaceiro on Riviera, but hit US as The Bandit in '55]

1953:

Jean Sablon

1954:

Flo Sandon's

1954:

Tex Ritter [as The Bandit]

1957:

Percy Faith [as The Bandit - Theme from O Cangaceiro]

1957:

Volta Sêca [the original recording enriched with an accordion intro and modern samba outro]

1962:

Shadows [as The Bandit]

1964:

Bert Kaempfert [as O Cangaceiro - The Bandit]

1964:

Joan Baez [as O Cangaceiro]

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