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Tic-tac do Meu Coração (English: The Tick Tock of My Heart) is a song written by Alcyr Pires Red and Walfrido Silva and recorded by Carmen Miranda in 1935.
Carmen recorded this song accompanied by the flute of Benedito Lacerda and his music group in the 1930s. Was also presented by Miranda in Springtime in the Rockies (1942). It was such a success that it is still remembered in popular music circles today, and has been revived by singers such as Ney Matogrosso, in the 1980s.
Carmen Miranda was a Portuguese-born Brazilian samba singer, dancer, Broadway actress, and film star who was active from the 1930s on. Nicknamed "The Brazilian Bombshell", Miranda is known for her signature fruit hat outfit she wore in her American films. As a young woman, she designed hats in a boutique before making her first recordings with composer Josué de Barros in 1929. Miranda's 1930 recording of "Taí ", written by Joubert de Carvalho, catapulted her to stardom in Brazil as the foremost interpreter of samba.
Ary de Resende Barroso (1903–1964), better known as Ary Barroso, was a Brazilian composer, pianist, soccer commentator, and talent-show host on radio and TV. He was one of Brazil's most successful songwriters in the first half of the 20th century. Barroso also composed many songs for Carmen Miranda during her career.
"Cidade maravilhosa" is a march that was written and composed by André Filho and arranged by Silva Sobreira for the Rio de Janeiro carnival in 1935. It has since become the anthem for the city of Rio de Janeiro. In the same year, Aurora Miranda recorded a sung version of the song that became extremely popular.
Words for the Dying is the twelfth solo studio album by Welsh musician John Cale, released in 1989 by record labels Opal and Warner Bros.
"Tico-Tico no fubá"[ˈtʃiku ˈtʃiku nu fuˈba] is a Brazilian choro song written by Zequinha de Abreu in 1917. Its original title was "Tico-Tico no farelo", but since Brazilian guitarist Américo Jacomino "Canhoto" (1889–1928) had a work with the same title, Abreu's work was given its present name in 1931, and sometime afterward Aloysio de Oliveira wrote the original Portuguese lyrics.
"Disseram que voltei americanizada is a samba song written by Luiz Peixoto and Vicente Paiva especially for Carmen Miranda. It is a direct answer to accusations that Miranda put her Brazilian roots aside to become famous enough in Hollywood. Miranda recorded it on September 2, 1940 for Odeon Records. It was one of the last songs she recorded in Brazil, alongside "Voltei pro morro", "Disso é que eu gosto" and "Diz que tem", all of them written by Paiva in a similar way to "Disseram que voltei americanizada".
Alex Lacamoire is an American musician, arranger, conductor, musical director, music copyist, and orchestrator who has worked on many shows both on and off Broadway. He is the recipient of multiple Tony and Grammy Awards for his work on shows such as In the Heights (2008), Hamilton (2016), and Dear Evan Hansen (2017). Lacamoire was awarded the Kennedy Center Honor in 2018.
"I, Yi, Yi, Yi, Yi " is a 1941 song. It was written for the 1941 film That Night in Rio, and was popularized by Carmen Miranda. The lyrics were written by Mack Gordon and the music by Harry Warren.
Doll Face is a 1945 American film released by 20th Century Fox and directed by Lewis Seiler starring Vivian Blaine as "Doll Face" Carroll. It also stars actor Dennis O'Keefe and singers Carmen Miranda and Perry Como.
Antônio André de Sá Filho, known as André Filho was a Brazilian actor, violinist, mandolinist, banjo player, guitarist, pianist, composer and singer. He worked with some of Brazil's most notable performers of the 1930s including Carmen Miranda, Mário Reis and Noel Rosa.
Something for the Boys is a 1944 musical comedy film directed by Lewis Seiler. It stars Carmen Miranda, with support from Michael O'Shea, Vivian Blaine, Phil Silvers, Sheila Ryan and Perry Como.
Carmen Miranda Museum, located in the Parque Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes, is a museum established in homage to singer and actress Carmen Miranda and open to the public since 1976. The museum has been officially opened on the 21st anniversary of her death.
"South American Way" is a 1939 song with music by Jimmy McHugh and lyrics by Al Dubin. This tune is commonly associated with both the Andrews Sisters and Carmen Miranda, who introduced the song in the 1939 stage musical Streets Of Paris. Carmen performed it on-screen a year later in her breakout role for U.S. audiences in the film Down Argentine Way (1940), causing it to become very popular in the United States.
The Wedding Samba is a samba written by Abraham Ellstein, Allan Small and Joseph Liebowitz and recorded by Carmen Miranda with participation of Andrews Sisters for Decca Records on December 12, 1949.
O que é que a baiana tem? is a song composed by Dorival Caymmi in 1939 and recorded by Carmen Miranda.
Mamãe Eu Quero is a 1937 Brazilian song composed by Vicente Paiva and Jararaca, and is one of the most famous Brazilian songs.The original recording was made by one of the composers, Jararaca, in 1937 and recorded on Odeon Records.
Estudantes was a Brazilian musical comedy film directed by Wallace Downey and starring Carmen Miranda, Barbosa Júnior, Mesquitinha and Mário Reis.
"No Tabuleiro da Baiana" is a samba written in 1936 by Ary Barroso and recorded by Carmen Miranda.
Rebola, Bola is a song written by Aloysio de Oliveira, Nestor Amaral and Brant Horta, and recorded by Carmen Miranda in 1941 for the film Week-End in Havana, in which Miranda co-starred.
A Festa dos Micos is a compilation album by Brazilian new wave band João Penca e Seus Miquinhos Amestrados. It was released in 1993 by Leblon Records. It was the band's last release prior to their break-up one year later.
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