Paulo Massadas debuted as a specialist bassist in the mid-’60s in groupings led by Lafayette and Lincoln Olivetti. In the ’80s, he became extremely famous through the entire country for tracks created with Michael Sullivan, such as for example “Um Dia de Domingo” and “Transas e Caretas.” The initial hit with the duo was “Me Dê Motivo,” released by Tim Maia in 1983. In the same season, Massadas had achievement with “Meu Ursinho Blau-Blau” (with Sérgio Diamante), that was documented by Absyntho and marketed 350,000 copies. In 1985, Sullivan and Massadas had written “Nem Morta,” documented with achievement by Alcione; and “Whisky A CHANCE Move,” another strike, documented by Roupa Nova. The cleaning soap opera Um Sonho a Mais got its title extracted from the song’s lyrics and highlighted the tune as its starting theme.