BANDA, A

Created on 31/12/2001
Latest update on 17/08/2020

Artist: Chico Buarque
Author: Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Label: Sigla
Year: 1966

Brazilian poet, storyteller, comic, bandleader, composer of operas, film music and this carnival in Rio classic. A Banda is Portuguese for The Band. (see also O Que Sera and Partido Alto). Introduced during the second Festival National da Musica Popular, aired by TV Excelsior and TV Record, marking the dawn of a new local musical generation (Tropicalismo).

Covers:

1966:

Astrud Gilberto [also in English]

1967:

Mina [n°2 It as La Banda]

1967:

Parisiennes [idem in French]

1967:

Dalida [idem]

1967:

Herb Alpert

1967:

Sue Raney [as Parade; lyrics: Bob Russell]

1968:

France Gall [in German as Zwei Apfelsienen im Haar]

1968:

Liesbeth List [as De Fanfare; lyrics: Lennaert Nijgh]

1968:

Han Grevelt [idem; hit NL]

1968:

Johnny & Rijk [idem]

1982:

Roberto Delgado

1999:

Captain Jack [as Get Up]

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