Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Luiz Gonzaga - Rosinha (baião) from the Vida De Vaqueiro compacto - RCA (1961)

Luiz Gonzaga's impact on forró and northeastern Brazil is like the invention of electricity. Everything changed after he put the northeastern sound on 78rpm in the early 1940s. His career spanned the 78rpm, compacto, 10" LP, vinyl and CD era. It is amazing that he had such a huge impact on Brazilian music, yet the world is still barely aware of the entire genre. Rosinha appeared on a rare compacto and the LP "Lua" from 1961.

Luiz Gonzaga - Vida De Vaqueiro compacto - RCA (1961)

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