V.A. Tudo Ben (Jorge Ben Covered)

Mr Bongo | Item No: 980188
CD | 2023 / UK – Original | New
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Jorge Ben is surely one of the world’s greatest all-round musical artists. He is internationally renowned and vastly influential as a vocalist, musician, performer and phenomenal songwriter. Famed for penning ‘Taj Mahal’, which was the source for Rod Stewart’s ‘Do You Think I’m Sexy?’, and also ‘Mas Que Nada’, one of Brazil’s most iconic anthems, Jorge Ben is a powerful musical force. A simple glance at his impressive back catalogue reveals a master of his craft, with a depth and quality that is seldom paralleled.

For 'Tudo Ben' we take a side-step, focusing on Jorge Ben’s songs that have been performed by other artists. Complied by Mr Bongo, Greg Caz and Sean Marquand, this collection features the Brazilian legends Elza Soares, Claudette Soares, and Wilson Simonal, alongside prodigious artists such as Marijô, Os Brazoes, and Doris Monteiro to name but a few. The selection covers a wide range of genres including samba, bossa nova, MPB and batacuda workouts. Many of the songs featured have become staples in Mr Bongo DJ sets over the years and are some of our most loved classics. As with many of history’s great songwriters, Jorge Ben’s songs transcend genres and styles, they can be covered and reinterpreted, yet the quality of the writing holds up to the standard of the original.

In the dark days of the mid to late 2000s when the end of vinyl seemed inevitable, Mr Bongo released 'Tudo Ben' on CD only. Years later, we finally get to put this right and present it for the first time on vinyl with alternative artwork by Mr Krum.
Item Details
Item No: 980188
Artist: V.A.
Title: Tudo Ben (Jorge Ben Covered)
Label: Mr Bongo
Catalog No: MRBCD265
Format: CD
Pressing: UK – Original
Release Date: 2023
Genre: Organic Grooves
Style: Latin | Brazil
Available since: 2023-04-06
Condition: New
Price: 15,99 €
Weight: 100g (plus 250g Packaging)
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01 Salinas - Tenha Fe, Pois Amanha Um Lindo Dia Vai Nascer
02 Elza Soares - Pulo, Pulo
03 Sonia Santos - Speed
04 Osmar Milito - Rita Jeep
05 Wilson Simonal - Zazueira
06 Osmar Milito - Quem Mandou
07 Doris Monteiro - Se Voce Quiser Mas Sem Bronquear
08 Wilson Simonal - Que Pena
09 Osmar Milito - Morre O Burro, Fica O Homem
10 Os Originais Do Samba - La Vem Salgueiro
11 Os Brazoes - Carolina, Carol Bela
12 Wilson Simonal - Crioula
13 Claudette Soares - Eles Querem E Amar
14 Os Incriveis - Vendedor De Bananas
15 Wilson Simonal - Brasil, Eu Fico
16 Cyro Aguiar - Rei Do Maracatu
17 Wilson Simonal - Resposta
18 Elza Soares - Mas Que Nada
19 Wilson Simonal - Pais Tropical
20 Os Originais Do Samba - Cade Tereza
21 Marijo - Fio Maravilha
22 Os Originais Do Samba - Tenha Fe, Pois Amanha Um Lindo Dia Vai Nascer
23 Os Brazoes - Que Maravilha
24 Os Mutreteiros Grilados - Cosa Nostra
25 Os Originais Do Samba - Falador Passa Mal
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