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.
Baden Powell [coauthor, also for Elenco]
Claude Nougaro [French hit as Bidonville]
Mestre Bimba [as Sao Bente Grande; sounds authentic]
Mestre Suassuna E Dirceu [as A Morte Do Capoeira; same remark]
Paulinho Da Costa [as Berimbau Variations]