Jorge Ben - África Brasil album
frica Brasil is a 1976 release by Brazilian artist Jorge Ben. For this album, Ben rearranged three of his earlier compositions: "A Princesa e o Plebeu".
Jorge Ben is the self-titled sixth studio album by Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist Jorge Ben. It was released in November 1969 by Philips Records. The album was his first recording for a major label since 1965 when his first stint with Philips ended due to creative differences. Ben recorded the album alongside producer Manoel Barenbein, the vocal/percussion band Trio Mocotó, and an orchestral section arranged by José Briamonte and Rogério Duprat
Jorge Ben - Africa Brasil: This release appears on book 1001 Albuns You Must Hear Before You Die, for some good reasons. When You hear Rod Stewart singing Do Ya Think I'm Sexy, is very important that you know that he used Jorge Ben's riff, taken from song Taj Mahal, recorded in 1976. Our great keyboardist, Jose Roberto Bertrami, worked with Jorge, to create this wonderful Recording. Is Brazilian Samba, with Funk taste, and a lot of swing. Today, Label Polysom Made this new release, reissued from 1976 original Tapes, in a Heavy weight 180gr hi-fi vinyl. All quality you deserve
frica Brasil is a 1976 release by Brazilian artist Jorge Ben, recording at the time as Jorge Ben. It was Ben's 14th studio album. frica Brasil represented a milestone in Ben's career with Ben's switch to electric guitar and incorporation of both Afro-Brazilian and African-American pop music styles into his sound. Known for its funkiness, África Brasil is one of Ben's best-known recordings.
Jorge Ben Jor. Released 1976. frica Brasil Tracklist. 1. Ponta de Lança Africano (Umbabarauma) Lyrics. 2. Hermes Trismegisto Escreveu Lyrics. 3. O Filósofo Lyrics.
4:18 B4 Cavaleiro Do Cavalo Imaculado 4:43 B5 África Brasil (Zumbi) 3:48. This 1976 album is undoubtedly one of the greatest classics of Brazilian popular music, with Jorge Ben mixing funky samba, Afro-Brazilian beats, and crunching guitars to create one of the most fascinating sounds ever recorded in Brazil. The album kicks off with the raw, energetic Ponta de Lana Africano, and from there on it never slows down, but continues to pile up one fiery, funky gem after the other.
The album kicks off with the raw, energetic "Ponta de Lança Africano," and from there on it never slows down, but continues to pile up one fiery, funky gem after the other. The samba soul and samba funk scenes of the '70s in Brazil produced many great artists and many great recordings, fully comparable with the best soul and funk music recorded in the . during the same period. Jorge Ben was the most prominent figure of this scene and África Brasil is probably the most famous of his '70s recordings
This album has an average beat per minute of 120 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 92/176 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist África Brasil. BPM Profile África Brasil. Album starts at 96BPM, ends at 108BPM (+12), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Jorge Ben Jor.
Is África Brasil the best album by Jorge Ben? BestEverAlbums. com brings together thousands of 'greatest ever album' charts and calculates an overall ranking. This album At A Glance. frica Brasil by Jorge Ben (1976) Overall rank: 2,455th. Accolades: Top albums of 1976 ( 46th ). Top albums of the 1970s ( 484th ). Best albums of all time ( 2,455th ).
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|A1||Ponta De Lança Africano (Umbabarauma)||3:58|
|A2||Hermes Trismegisto Escreveu||3:04|
|A4||Meus Filhos, Meu Tesouro||3:53|
|B1||Xica Da Silva||4:00|
|B2||A História De Jorge||3:53|
|B3||Camisa 10 Da Gavea||4:18|
|B4||Cavaleiro Do Cavalo Imaculado||4:43|
|B5||África Brasil (Zumbi)||3:48|
- Manufactured By – Polygram Discos Ltda.
- Recorded At – Phonogram Studios, Rio De Janeiro
- Arranged By – Jorge Ben, Mazola*, Zezinho
- Arranged By, Keyboards – José Roberto Bertrami
- Artwork – Aldo Luiz, Jorge Vianna
- Backing Vocals – Evinha, Regina*
- Bass – Dadi
- Congas, Percussion – Ariovaldo*, Djalma Corrêa*, Hermes
- Cuica – Nenem*
- Drums, Timbales – Pedrinho*
- Engineer – Ary Carvalhaes, João Moreira, Paulo Sergio
- Engineer, Lacquer Cut By – Luigi Hoffer
- Flute, Saxophone – José Carlos
- Guitar, Vocals, Written-By – Jorge Ben
- Percussion – Doutor, Joãozinho*, Canegal*
- Photography By – Orlando Abrunhosa
- Producer – Mazola*
- Saxophone – Oberdan*
- Surdo – Luna
- Technician – Rafael Azulay
- Timbales – Wilson Das Neves
- Trumpet – Darcy*, Marcio Montarroyos
NotesLabels are blue/white like first issue of 1976. Fonts on label are more detailed. Runout are the same of first issue.
The cover is a reprint of the 1976 original exept for the Phonogram logo on back cover that is more large than in the first issue.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (A): 6349187 A1 LH
- Matrix / Runout (B): 6349187 B2 LH
|6349 187||Jorge Ben||África Brasil (LP, Album)||Philips||6349 187||Brazil||1976|
|FDX-352||Jorge Ben||África Brasil (LP, Album)||Philips||FDX-352||Japan||1977|
|6349 187||Jorge Ben||África Brasil (LP, Unofficial)||Not On Label||6349 187||Unknown|
|(6349 187) 71617||Jorge Ben||África Brasil (LP, Album)||Philips||(6349 187) 71617||Portugal||1976|
|5181162||Jorge Ben||África Brasil (CD, Album, RE)||Universal Music, Mercury||5181162||Brazil||2001|