Thursday, May 24, 2007

Luiz Roberto - Velha Guarda em Bossa Nova (1960)

Hello, Good Evening! Some albums you buy only by the cover. Sometimes you get a little bit frustrated when you get home and see that you purchase a beautiful cover and bad music. This is not the case, Luiz Roberto is an obscure singer that I could not find any information about and he sings Samba on top of Bossa Nova in the background. I bought it today for a real bargain with my friend Flavio Samello, a cool Loronixer from Sao Paulo that came to Rio. Flavio has a website and made some photos with zeca available there, don't miss it, here and here.

This is Luiz Roberto - Velha Guarda em Bossa Nova (1960), for Continental. As far as I could search, Luiz Roberto released only this LP and made some participation on TV Globo novel OSTs in the early 70's. I've been wondering today if Luiz Roberto from Os Cariocas and this Luiz Roberto are the same person. This is something that is up to you to research. Tracks include:

01 - A Tua Vida É Um Segredo (Lamartine Babo)
02 - Vou Partir (João de Barro)
03 - Isaura (Herivelto Martins / Roberto Roberti)
04 - Maria (Ary Barroso / Luis Peixoto)
05 - Aos Pés da Cruz (Marino Pinto / Zé da Zilda)
06 - Emília (Wilson Batista / Haroldo Lobo)
07 - Ai Que Saudades da Amélia (Ataulfo Alves / Mário Lago)
08 - Favela (Hekel Tavares / Juraci Camargo)
09 - Cordiais Saudações (Noel Rosa)
10 - Até Amanhã (Noel Rosa)
11 - Só Pra Chatear (Príncipe Pretinho)
12 - Se Você Jurar (Francisco Alves / Ismael Silva / Nilton Bastos)



edson mendes said...

Hi Zeca,

Your suppositon is right, they are exactly the same person.
As far I know, Luiz Roberto recorded only this beautiful LP as a soloist artist, and after this he became a Carioca's member.

bossanovadreamer said...

Hello Zeca,
today I took the time to listen to the complete album. Very intersted this samba/bossa mix- especially the second half of this album has great moments with bossa guitar.

Another nice album which is in Caetano's book.

Thank you !!