Ben is the ninth album by Brazilian artist Jorge Ben, released in 1972. The album has one of Jorge Ben's most famous songs, "Taj Mahal", and "Fio Maravilha", paying homage to Flamengo's iconic striker Fio Maravilha. The case was "settled amicably" according to Ben. Stewart admits "unconscious plagiarism" of Ben's tune in his 2012 autobiography. All songs composed by Jorge Ben.
Jorge Ben is the self-titled sixth studio album by Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist Jorge Ben. It was released in November 1969 by Philips Records. The album was his first recording for a major label since 1965 when his first stint with Philips ended due to creative differences. Ben recorded the album alongside producer Manoel Barenbein, the vocal/percussion band Trio Mocotó, and an orchestral section arranged by José Briamonte and Rogério Duprat
Arranged By – Jorge Ben. Arranged By – Serginho Trombone. Art Direction – Max Pierre. Producer – Aramis Barros. Producer – Jorge Correa. Recorded By – Celinho. Recorded By, Mixed By – Luis Paulo. Jorge Ben. Brasil (LP, Album). Som Livre, SOMA (4). 504002.
For me, Ben calls to mind the Rolling Stones-like them, he’s put together a string of practically perfect albums, with A Tabua de Esmeralda and Solta o Pavao and this. África Brasil' remains a landmark in Brazilian music well over thirty years after it was first released. The album includes the incredible ''Ponta de lança africano (Umbabarauma)''; a song that spearheaded a hundred sounding rip-offs from artists all over Brazil. It also includes one of his greatest ever single releases ''Xica da Silva'', about the legendary 18th century African slave, a track that would be released and re-released numerous times throughout the mid to late 70s across both Latin America and Europe.
Jorge Ben neste álbum se mostra um dos maiores compositores da historia do país. Uma pena que como letrista ainda sofria bastante. 82. The time has come for Jorge Ben's samba-funk to overcome the barriers and conquer the rest of the world with its solid and playful rhythms. 2y. EMR. 67. After the amazing run of releases he achieved on the early years of his career, brazilian singer/songwriter Jorge Ben started slowing down his incredibly prolific creative flow, even though there was still much in him to discard this post Tábua de Esmeralda period in his artistic path.
This album has an average beat per minute of 99 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 80/121 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Ben Brasil. BPM Profile Ben Brasil. Album starts at 99BPM, ends at 93BPM (-6), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Jorge Ben Jor.
Recuerdos de Asunción 443. 2015. 2013 Original Bossa Nova Album Plus Bonus Tracks. I mitici lunedì del Sistina 1969 - 1979: recital di Elza Soares e Jorge Ben. Elza Soares, Jorge Ben. 2013. The Definitive Collection.