Tic-tac do Meu Coração

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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. [1]

Carmen Miranda Brazilian actress and singer

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.

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