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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 Miranda GCIH, OMC, was a Portuguese-born Brazilian samba singer, dancer, Broadway actress, and film star who was popular from the 1930s to the 1950s. Nicknamed "The Brazilian Bombshell", Miranda is noted 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.
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.
Springtime in the Rockies is an American Technicolor musical comedy film released by Twentieth Century Fox in 1942. It stars Betty Grable, with support from John Payne, Carmen Miranda, Cesar Romero, Charlotte Greenwood, and Edward Everett Horton. Also appearing were Grable's future husband Harry James and his band. The director was Irving Cummings. The screenplay was based on the short story "Second Honeymoon" by Philip Wylie.
Ney de Souza Pereira, known as Ney Matogrosso, is a Brazilian singer who is distinguished for his uncommon countertenor voice. He was ranked by Rolling Stone as the third greatest Brazilian singer of all time, and by the same magazine as the 31st greatest Brazilian music artist of all time.
Ary de Resende Barroso, better known as Ary BarrosoONM, 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.
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.
Aurora Miranda da Cunha Richaid was a Brazilian singer and actress. She began her career at the age of 18 in 1933. Miranda appeared in several films, including The Three Caballeros, where she danced with Donald Duck and José Carioca, singing the song, "Os Quindins de Yayá". Her sisters were Carmen Miranda and Cecilia Miranda.
"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.
Week-End in Havana is a 1941 20th Century Fox Technicolor musical film directed by Walter Lang and starring Alice Faye and Carmen Miranda. It was the second of three pictures the two stars made together and the second Faye film to have a Latin-American theme, typical of Fox musicals of the early 1940s. Faye was pregnant during filming.
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.
Greenwich Village is a 1944 American film from Twentieth Century Fox directed by Walter Lang. It stars Carmen Miranda and Don Ameche.
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.
If I'm Lucky is a 1946 American musical comedy film directed by Lewis Seiler and starring Vivian Blaine, Perry Como, Phil Silvers and Carmen Miranda in the leading roles. The film also featured bandleader Harry James.
"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.
"No Tabuleiro da Baiana" is a samba written in 1936 by Ary Barroso and recorded by Carmen Miranda.
Bambú, Bambú is a song written by Patrick Teixeira and Donga and recorded by Carmen Miranda in 1939 for the film Down Argentine Way.
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.
"Yipsee-I-O" is a song written by Ray Gilbert, and recorded by Carmen Miranda with the Andrews Sisters on January 6, 1950. It was presented by Miranda in a musical number from the film Nancy Goes to Rio, produced by MGM.
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