Os Brazoes - Carolina Carol Bela / Tim Maia - E Necesario - 7" - Vinyl
The seventh record in our Brazil 45s series:
A. Os Brazoes - Carolina Carol Bela
AA. Tim Maia - E Necesario
Side A is a psychedelic cover of Jorge Ben's all time classic 'Carolina Carol Bela'. Very little is known about Os Brazoes except that they formed in Rio De Janeiro in 1969 backed Gal Costa during her early 'Tropicalia' years. The front man of the band is Miguel de Deus. This track appears on their self titled LP on RGE in 1969. This track has never been released on 7".
Side B features one of the unique, greats of Brazilian music Tim Maia. Maia was renowned for his iconoclastic, ironic, outspoken, and humorous musical style. E Necessario is taken from his self titled 1977 LP on Som Livre, previously unreleased on 7". Luaka Bop's animated mini documentary about Maia is an essential watch: