Delicado

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"Delicado"
Song
Published 1952
Composer Valdir Azevedo
Lyricist Jack Lawrence
Recorded by Percy Faith, Stan Kenton, Dinah Shore, Dr. John, Oscar Alemán, Jacob do Bandolim, Stanley Black, Waldir Azevedo, The Three Suns, James Last

"Delicado" is a popular song published in 1952 with music by Valdir Azevedo and lyrics by Jack Lawrence.

A version recorded by Percy Faith and his orchestra reached number one on the Billboard charts in 1952. Stan Kenton and Dinah Shore recorded successful cover versions. Dr. John (Malcolm John "Mac" Rebennack Jr.) recorded a New-Orleans style version on Dr. John Plays Mac Rebennack Vol. 1 (1981).

Oscar Alemán (1909-1980) recorded a version for guitar. Jacob do Bandolim recorded a version on mandolin. A version was also recorded by the British bandleader and conductor Stanley Black. Tito Cortés recorded a version which included lyrics.

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