Orquesta Típica Bianco-Bachicha - Angustia

Orquesta Típica Bianco-Bachicha – Angustia (Tango) on 78 rpm record

Even though Buenos-Aires is the birthplace of Tango, Paris played a major role in the history of this dance and musical style. To be more precise, Paris was one the place where Tango evolved from a controversial subculture to a popular and "respectable" artistic movement. Since its appearance in the second half of the 19th … Continue reading Orquesta Típica Bianco-Bachicha – Angustia (Tango) on 78 rpm record

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Zé e Zilda - Olha o côco Sinhá

Zé e Zilda – Olha o côco Sinhá (Samba) on 78 rpm record

I bought this record a few days ago in a very nice place called "La Phonogalerie", a huge shop devoted to phonographs and 78 rpm records located in the north of Paris, near Montmartre. I found a few Brazilian records there, mostly samba songs of the early 50's. My favourite one, "Olha o côco Sinhá" … Continue reading Zé e Zilda – Olha o côco Sinhá (Samba) on 78 rpm record