A. Wilson das Neves - Pick Up The Pieces / AA. Som Tres - Tanga
Brazil 45, number 19.
Wilson das Neves - Pick Up The Pieces
Wilson das Neves was is a legendary Brazilian percussionist most well known for being part of Os Ipanemas. His cover of Average White Band’s ‘Pick Up The Pieces’ recorded with his ‘conjunto’ ensemble, takes the track into funky samba territory, laden with percussion and horns. Originally released on the ‘O Som Quente E O Das Neves LP in 1976. Previously unreleased on 7”.
Som Tres - Tanga
A Mr Bongo all-time Brazilian Funk favourite. Tearing drums, vocals and piano packed into just over 2 minutes. Killer. Som Tres were a trio formed by prolific pianist, arranger and producer Cesar Camargo Mariano. Originally appeared on the ‘Um É Pouco, Dois É Bom, Este Som Três É Demais’ LP on Odeon Brazil in 1971. Previously unreleased on 7”.