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On February 13, 2006.

On February 13, 2006, “Concord” label released “Timeless”, the 38th Sérgio Mendes album. It was recorded September 2004 – January 2006, and was produced by will.i.am and Sérgio Mendes.

Personnel:

  • Sérgio Mendes – vocals, Fender Rhodes, piano, synthesizer, synthesizer Strings, Wurlitzer, arranger, liner notes
  • i.am – vocals, rap, bass, drum programming, percussion, piano, sampling, arranger, liner notes
  • Stevie Wonder – harmonica
  • Kleber Jorge – vocals, cavaquinho, acoustic guitar
  • Paulo Aragão – guitar, surdo, cavaco, banjo, cavaquinho
  • Bill Brendle – Fender Rhodes
  • Maogani Quartet – acoustic guitars
  • Mitchell Long – electric guitar
  • Paul Meyers – guitar
  • Marcus Tardelli – guitar arrangements
  • Keith Harris – fills, ride cymbal
  • Tim Izo – saxophone, flute
  • Steve Tavaglione – saxophone
  • Peter Wolf – bass, orchestral arrangements
  • Sergio Brandão – bass
  • Leonardo Nobre – bass
  • Mike Shapiro – bass, drums, snare drums, percussion
  • Paulinho Braga – drums
  • Gary “Sugar Foot” Greenberg – drums
  • Chuck Prada – congas
  • Meia Noite – percussion
  • John Legend – vocals
  • Justin Timberlake – vocals
  • The Black Eyed Peas – vocals
  • Erykah Badu – vocals
  • Marcos Alves – vocals
  • Arie – vocals
  • Debi Nova – vocals
  • Gracinha Leporace – vocals, photography
  • Marcelo D2 – rap
  • Pharoahe Monch – rap
  • Q-Tip – rap
  • Chali 2na – rap
  • Jason Villaroman – drum programming, engineer
  • Tony Maserati – mixing
  • Roland Young – design, visual concept
  • Albert Watson – photography

Track listing:

  1. Mas que Nada – Jorge Ben
  2. That Heat – William Adams, Norman Gimbel, Henry Mancini
  3. Berimbau Consolação – Vinicius de Moraes, Baden Powell
  4. The Frog – João Donato
  5. Let Me – Norman Gimbel, Baden Powell
  6. Bananeira – João Donato, Gilberto Gil
  7. Surfboard – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  8. Please Baby Don’t – John Legend
  9. Samba da Benção – Vinícius de Moraes, Baden Powell
  10. Timeless – Printz Board, Sérgio Mendes
  11. Loose Ends – William Adams, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Hustin Timberlake, Sérgio Mendes
  12. Fo’-Hop (Por Trás de Brás de Pina) – Guinga
  13. Lament (No Morro) – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  14. Ei Menina – João Donato, Gutemberg Guarabyra
  15. Yes, Tes Y’All – William Adams, Bob Dorough, Charles Stewart, Tariq Trotter, Ben Tucker

 

In June 1968.

In June 1968, “Polydor” label released the debut, self-titled Os Mutantes album. It was recorded December 1967-January 1968, at “Philips Studios” in Brazil, and was produced by Manoel Barenbein. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 9 on its list of the “10 Greatest Latin Albums of All Time”, and on number 9 on the list of the “100 Greatest Brazilian Albums of All Time”. “Mojo” magazine ranked the album at number 12 on its list of the “50 Most Out-There Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Rita Lee- vocals, recorder, autoharp, percussion
  • Sérgio Dias- vocals, guitars
  • Arnaldo Baptista- vocals, keyboards, bass
  • Dirceu: drums
  • Jorge Ben: vocals and acoustic guitar
  • César Baptista: vocals
  • Clarisse Leite: piano
  • Cláudio Baptista: electronics
  • Gilberto Gil: percussion
  • Rogério Duprat: arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Arnaldo Baptista, Rita Lee and Sérgio Dias except where noted.

  1. Panis et Circenses – Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso
  2. A Minha Menina – Jorge Ben
  3. O Relógio
  4. Adeus, Maria Fulô – Sivuca, Humberto Teixeira
  5. Baby – Caetano Veloso
  6. Senhor F
  7. Bat Macumba – Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso
  8. Le premier bonheur du jou – Franck Gérald, Jean Renard
  9. Trem Fantasma – Caetano Veloso, Arnaldo Baptista, Rita Lee, Sérgio Dias
  10. Tempo no Tempo – John Phillips- Version: Arnaldo Baptista, Rita Lee, Sérgio Dias
  11. Ave Genghis Khan

 

 

In June 1968.

In June 1968, “RCA” label released “Feliciano!”, the fourth José Feliciano album. It was recorded in 1968, at “RCA Victor’s Music Center of the World” in Hollywood, and was produced by Rick Jarrard.  Jose Feliciano won the “Best New Artist” award, and “Best Pop Male Song of the Year” award for the song “Light My Fire” of the album. The album cover illustration was by George Bartell.

Personnel:

  • José Feliciano – guitar, vocals, arrangements
  • Ray Brown- double bass
  • Milt Holland- percussion
  • Jim Horn- alto flute, recorder
  • George Tipton- orchestration, string and woodwind arrangements
  • Perry Botkin Jr.– arrangements
  • Dick Bogert – recording engineer

Track listing:

  1. California Dreamin’ – John Phillips, Michelle Phillips
  2. Light My Fire – Robbie Krieger, Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore
  3. Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying – Gerry Marsden
  4. In My Life – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. And I Love Her – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  6. Nena Na Na – Jorge Ben
  7. Always Something There to Remind Me – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  8. Just a Little Bit of Rain – Fred Neil
  9. Sunny – Bobby Hebb
  10. Here, There and Everywhere – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  11. The Last Thing on My Mind – Tom Paxton