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Garotos da Lua

A vocal group formed in northeastern Brazil in the mid-’40s inspired from the Namorados da Lua, the Pied Pipers, as well as the Mel-Tones, having achieved success in Rio de Janeiro in the 1950s. João Gilberto became a member of the group as soloist for 1 . 5 years, in 1950, having arrive to Rio de Janeiro due to an invitation. The Garotos da Lua had been signaled out by its viewers for being mostly of the Brazilian vocal/instrumental groupings devoted to performing music in Brazilian Portuguese rather than in British — even if indeed they interpreted many variations of American music like “Caravan,” “In the Disposition” (documented in 1946), or “Most of Me.” After a begin at Rádio Pernambuco, they performed around north Brazil in 1945, after that departing for Rio. Documenting their first record in 1946, they toured Minas Gerais and São Paulo, putting your signature on with Rádio Tupi (Rio de Janeiro) in the first ’50s. In 1950, Jonas Silva was changed by João Gilberto in Gilberto’s initial project in Rio. In 1951, they documented two 78s with “Quando Você Recordar,” “Amar é Bom,” “Anjo Cruel,” and “Sem Ela.” In the same calendar year, it Tupi started its actions in Rio, as well as the Garotos, employed by the business, were one of many attractions. This is when Gilberto was terminated, because of his continuous delays, having getting changed by Edgardo Luís. In 1954, the Garotos da Lua had been awarded with the Condition Culture Section Radio (Rádio MEC) as the very best of the entire year.

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