Big Ben is the fourth album by Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist Jorge Ben. It was released in 1965 by Philips Records, his last for the label until Jorge Ben in 1969. The album was the last in a series of LPs recorded by Ben, under pressure from Philips to reproduce his widely successful 1963 debut Samba Esquema Novo.
Shop Vinyl and CDs and complete your Jorge Ben collection. this repress appears to have some silly mistakes- on the label Jorge Ben is spelled with 2 n's, thus it reads "Jorge Benn" The deadwax is different from the original, and the side 1 label also omits the title of the 5th song, though the song is present on the record. sound quality is top notch though.
Redirected from Jorge Ben (1969 album)). Jorge Ben is the sixth studio album of the Brazilian artist Jorge Ben. Released in 1969, it is Jorge Ben's first album with Trio Mocotó. The self-titled album is said to have influenced the Tropicália movement, with Gal Costa recording "Que Pena" and "País Tropical" in her first self-titled album, also released in 1969. País Tropical" turned out to be Jorge Ben's most famous song in Brazil.
Even better, we ve added seven rare bonus tracks, including a fast-paced 1972 version of his first big hit Mas Que Nada and a super rare single with Gilberto Gil, Jazz Potatoes. Peter Margasak s notes place Ben s career and album in historical context. Peerless Brazilian pop, out on CD for the first time outside of Brazil! Track Listings.
Jorge Ben is also a big fan of Flamengo, a Brazilian football club, located in Rio de Janeiro, which counts Zico, Junior and Leandro among their former star players. Bens interest in football carries over to his music, as many of his songs deal with the subject, such as Flamengo, Camisa 10 da Gávea, Ponta De Lança Africano, Zagueiro, and Filho Maravilha. 8. Jorge Ben (album) – Jorge Ben is the sixth studio album of the Brazilian artist Jorge Ben. Released in 1969, it is Jorge Bens first album with Trio Mocotó, the self-titled album is said to have influenced the Tropicália movement, with Gal Costa recording Que Pena and País Tropical in her first self-titled album, also released in 1969. País Tropical turned out to be Jorge Bens most famous song in Brazil, in the album cover, Jorge Ben pays homage to Brazilian football club Flamengo, with the teams crest appearing on his guitar body.
Big BenStudio album by Jorge Samba, bossa ucerArmando PittiglianiJorge Ben chronology Sacundin. Big Ben was released by Philips in 1965. In the April 3 issue of Billboard that year, it was listed in the "international" category of four-star albums, indicating "new albums with sufficient commercial potential in their respective categories to merit being stocked by most dealers". Meanwhile, Ben's relationship with Philips reached a breaking point and the label terminated his. contract, leaving him to work as an independent artist for the next few years
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