BERIMBAU

Latest update on 28/04/2011

Artist: Vinicius De Morães
Author: Baden Powell/Vinícius De Morães
Label: Elenco
Year: 1963

Opening track lp Vinicius & Odette Lara, with Baden Powell on guitar. Inspired by anonymous capoeira players in the favelas of Rio. The berimbau is a one string instrument defining this song.

Covers:

1963:

Baden Powell [coauthor, also for Elenco]

1964:

Nara Leao

1964:

Edu Lobo with the Tamba Trio

1966:

Astrud Gilberto

1966:

Dion

1966:

Antonio Carlos Jobim

1967:

Claude Nougaro [French hit as Bidonville]

1969:

Mestre Bimba [as Sao Bente Grande; sounds authentic]

1975:

Mestre Suassuna E Dirceu [as A Morte Do Capoeira; same remark]

1981:

Celia Cruz & Willie Colon

1982:

Paulinho Da Costa [as Berimbau Variations]

2001:

Richard Galliano & Eddy Louiss

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