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Jorge Ben Jorge Ben

  • He incorporated psychedelic and soul music for this lively recording, while his quirky lyrics dealt with everyday life, romances with women, Afro-Brazilian identity, and self-awareness. In an effort to capitalize on the success, the label pressured Ben to hastily record follow-up albums of music in the same vein and cover songs as filler. Archived from the original on October 1, The result was three Jorge Ben Jorge Ben within the span of 18 months and a strain on his relationship with Philips, which ended after the Jorge Ben Jorge Ben of these albums 's Big Ben was finished. Retrieved 3 January UNC Press Books.

    Jorge Ben was not well received in Veja , however. The album was reissued on CD in Brazil during the s, but eventually went out of print. All songs were written by Jorge Ben. Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jorge Ben. Brazil portal Latin music portal. Archived from the original on 1 October Retrieved 23 September Retrieved 2 February Boitempo Editorial. Veja in Portuguese. Retrieved 4 January Retrieved 3 January University of California Press.

    Amoeba Music. Archived from the original on 27 November Retrieved 26 November UNC Press Books. Princeton Architectural Press.

    PR Newswire. Retrieved 22 October September Slipcue E-Zine. Jorge Ben LP liner notes. Philips Records. Hidden categories: CS1 Portuguese-language sources pt Good articles Use dmy dates from October Articles with short description Articles with hAudio microformats Articles containing explicitly cited English-language text.

    Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Jorge Ben Songs such as "Charles Anjo 45" explore everyday life in Brazil, including the favelas of Rio de Janeiro ; a street in Rocinha photographed above. Tom Hull. While he was already an established veteran in Brazilian musical circles, he refused to align himself with either the Jovem Guarda or MPB movements because he found both camps willing to abandon samba in favor of popular styles from North America and England.

    The hybrid rhythms that Jorge employed brought him some problems at the start of his career, when Brazilian music was split between the rockier sounds of the Jovem Guarda and traditional samba with its complex lyrics.

    However, as that phase in Brazilian pop music history passed and bossa nova became better known throughout the world, Ben rose to prominence. Jorge Ben's first public appearances were in small festivals organised by his friends, where bossa nova and rock and roll predominated. The aforementioned song, "Mas Que Nada", was his first big hit in Brazil, and remains to this day the most played song in the United States sung entirely in Portuguese. The song has also been reinterpreted by jazz luminaries such as Ella Fitzgerald , Oscar Peterson , Dizzy Gillespie and Al Jarreau ; as well as other samba artists of the time, such as Elza Soares.

    His musical work has been vastly sampled by music producers and DJs, and covered by many bands in a variety of genres such as heavy metal , disco , rock , reggae , jazz , drum and bass , house music and more.

    Ben's debut album Samba Esquema Novo was met with great acclaim from fans, and encouraged Philips to capitalize on the success with immediate follow-up albums. The label pressured Ben to hastily record songs imitative of his debut, along with cover songs , resulting in the three albums within the span of 18 months and a strain on the singer's relationship with Philips.

    He left the label after his album Big Ben. Instead, the song "Charles, Anjo 45", also from the self-titled album, would become Ben's biggest self-performed chart hit of the year.

    At the time, it was said that there were numerological reasons for his change in name; other sources say it was in response to an incident where some of his royalties accidentally went to American guitarist George Benson. Jorge Ben is also a big fan of Flamengo , a Brazilian football club, located in Rio de Janeiro , which counts Zico , Junior and Leandro among their former star players.

    Caz, Greg December 15, Archived from the original on October 1, Retrieved September 23, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

    Redirected from Jorge Ben Jor. For Ben's self-titled album, see Jorge Ben album. Brazilian musician. This name uses Portuguese naming customs : the first or maternal family name is Lima and the second or paternal family name is Menezes.


  • According to Yglesias, either Ben or Alberi had drawn inspiration from Rio de Janeiro's Neorealist art scene Neorealismo Carioca , which abandoned the high art values of modernism in favor of a focus on ordinary urban life and experimentation with popular, mass-produced mediums such as newspaper photography, graphic design, and comics.

    As a " magical realist portrait", the cover "mingles the important issues of the day, personal emblems, and symbols of his black Brazilian identity while employing decidedly uptempo pop illustration ", he said. For the back cover, liner notes expressing approval of Ben were written by Philips producer Armando Pittigliani, who had originally signed and later dropped the singer during his first stint with the label.

    Veloso and Gil were jailed temporarily before going into exile in England, while Ben had some of his songs banned from radio play. At a renowned music festival, Ben was heckled for his performance of "Charles Anjo 45", but the song still impacted the record charts and remained a staple of his repertoire.

    As Jurek later wrote:. Jorge Ben was not well received in Veja , however. The album was reissued on CD in Brazil during the s, but eventually went out of print. All songs were written by Jorge Ben. Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

    Jorge Ben. Brazil portal Latin music portal. Archived from the original on 1 October Retrieved 23 September Retrieved 2 February Boitempo Editorial. Veja in Portuguese. Retrieved 4 January Retrieved 3 January University of California Press. Amoeba Music. Archived from the original on 27 November Retrieved 26 November UNC Press Books. Princeton Architectural Press. PR Newswire. Retrieved 22 October September Slipcue E-Zine. Jorge Ben LP liner notes. Philips Records. Hidden categories: CS1 Portuguese-language sources pt Good articles Use dmy dates from October Articles with short description Articles with hAudio microformats Articles containing explicitly cited English-language text.

    Namespaces Article Talk. He left the label after his album Big Ben. Instead, the song "Charles, Anjo 45", also from the self-titled album, would become Ben's biggest self-performed chart hit of the year. At the time, it was said that there were numerological reasons for his change in name; other sources say it was in response to an incident where some of his royalties accidentally went to American guitarist George Benson. Jorge Ben is also a big fan of Flamengo , a Brazilian football club, located in Rio de Janeiro , which counts Zico , Junior and Leandro among their former star players.

    Caz, Greg December 15, Archived from the original on October 1, Retrieved September 23, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Jorge Ben Jor. For Ben's self-titled album, see Jorge Ben album.

    Brazilian musician. This name uses Portuguese naming customs : the first or maternal family name is Lima and the second or paternal family name is Menezes. The Village Voice. Retrieved August 12, Revista Trip in Portuguese. Trip Editora e Propaganda SA. November 10, Noites Tropicais in Portuguese. Rio de Janeiro: Objetiva.

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