2/18/07

Arnaud Rodrigues - Som Do Paulinho [1976 RCA Victor] 256 kbps - 70 mb (reup)


I bring this LP back to the front to honor the passing of a very talented musical artist, Arnaud Rodrigues. Who was found at sea drowned at age 68 on Feb, 17, 2010.
I really like the work of Arnaud Rodrigues. He has a nice vocal style & a wonderful understated funkiness. This LP mixes many styles to good effect. I guess I would describe this as Samba/Rock/Funk with a nice Forró edge. Some really great tracks here & solid all the way through. I adore what was coming out of not just the RCA studios at this time, but Brasil as a whole.

File Under: MPB/Samba-Rock/Forró

P.S. I'll mention that this artist can be heard to very good effect on "Azambuja & CIA [1975 CID]" & "Baiano E Os Novos Caetanos [1974 CID] & Baiano E Os Novos Caetanos 2 [1975 Som Livre]" as well as this very fine disc. R.I.P. Arnaud and thank you for your contribution to MPB.

4 comments:

  1. Hello Justin,

    I think Arnaud Rodrigues has 5 solo LPs:

    1 - SOUND & PYLA - Arnaud Rodrigues e Unidade C(1970), Copacabana
    2 - MURITURI (1974) , Continental;
    3 - SOM DO PAULINHO (1976), RCA Victor;
    4 - REDESCOBRIMENTO (1979), EMI-Odeon;
    5 - ARNAUD RODRIGUES (1989), CID.

    Regards,

    300.

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  2. Nice one Justin! good arrangements, thanks :)

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  3. super , my year born 76's , valeu !!!
    um clássico 8)

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