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Délcio Carvalho

Like a composer, Délcio Carvalho’s biggest hit was the samba “Sonho Meu” (with Dona Ivone Lara, his most typical partner, 1978), recorded by Maria Bethânia, Gal Costa, and Clementina de Jesus. With Dona Ivone Lara, he had written additional classics like “Alvorecer,” “Acreditar,” “Liberdade,” and “Minha Verdade.” “Esperanças Perdidas” (with Adeílton Alves de Souza) was documented in Holland, France, and Sweden in 1972. Carvalho debuted like a vocalist in his hometown in the Orquestra de Cícero Ferreira. Shifting to Rio de Janeiro, he performed in little bars following the day time gig. Starting to create sambas just in the past due ’50s, he previously one of is own songs documented for the very first time in 1968: the samba “Pingo de Felicidade,” documented as iê-iê-iê by Christiane. As well as various other sambistas, he produced the group Lá Vai Samba in 1969, executing in TV celebrations. Up to now, he provides released four albums, that are savoring crescent presence: Canto de um Povo (1980), Amar é Sofrer (1988), Afinal (1996) and A Lua e o Conhaque (2000), by CPC-Umes. His music have been documented by Família Roitman (within their second record, Coisa da Antiga), Beth Carvalho (“Acreditar,” by Dona Ivone Lara/Délcio Carvalho in her Pagode de Mesa, and a different one in her initial RCA record, Mundo Melhor, 1976), Cristina Buarque (in Resgate), Dona Ivone Lara (“Candeeiro da Vovó,” by Dona Ivone/Délcio Carvalho, in Esquina Carioca — Uma Noite Com a Raiz Perform Samba), Zeca Pagodinho (“Nos Combates Desta Vida,” by Dona Ivone Lara/Délcio Carvalho, in his Suor No Rosto, 1983), Carmem Queiroz (in her Carmen Queiroz, CPC-UMES), Quinteto em Branco e Preto among others. He also participated in a number of important albums, just like the 1999 Compact disc with the Velha Guarda da Mangueira, as well as Dona Ivone Lara, Nelson Sargento, and Wilson Moreira’s Okolofé, that was released in Japan and was the theme from the video and meeting Puxando Conversa in 1999.

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