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Cartola - 1974

Release Notes
  • 1974 Samba Gem
  • 180 gram LP housed in a standard sleeve

Cartola is the debut album by the samba singer from Rio de Janeiro Cartola, released in 1974 , when the musician was 65 years old. Produced by João Carlos Botezelli (known as Pelão), with artistic direction by Aluizio Falcão and arrangements by Dino 7 Cordas, the album was originally released by the Marcus Pereira label and contains some of his greatest classics, such as “Tive Sim”, “Alvorada” and “O Sol Nascerá”. In 2007, Rolling Stone magazine placed the album the in 52nd position in the list of the 100 biggest records of Brazilian music.