Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66

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Herb Alpert Presents Sérgio Mendes and Brasil '66
Studio album by Sérgio Mendes
Released 1966
Genre Bossa nova
Length 25:47
Label A&M
Producer Herb Alpert, Jerry Moss
Sérgio Mendes chronology
The Great Arrival
(1965)The Great Arrival1965
Herb Alpert Presents
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 is the first album by Sérgio Mendes and Brasil '66.[2] It was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2011. Concerning the song "Mas Que Nada" Mendes said in 2014: "It was the first time that a song in Portuguese was a hit in America and all over the world".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mas Que Nada" (Jorge Ben) [4]
  2. "One Note Samba / Spanish Flea" (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça / Julius Wechter, Cissy Wechter)
  3. "The Joker" (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley)
  4. "Going Out of My Head" (Teddy Randazzo, Bobby Weinstein)
  5. "Tim Dom Dom (Chim Dome Dome)" (João Mello, Clodoaldo Brito)
  6. "Day Tripper" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) [printed on LP as 'Daytripper']
  7. "Água de Beber (Agwa gee Beberr)" (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel)
  8. "Slow Hot Wind" (Henry Mancini, Norman Gimbel)
  9. "O Pato (O Pawtoo)" (Jayme Silva, Neuza Teixeira)
  10. "Berimbau" (Baden Powell, Vinícius de Moraes)



Chart (1966) Peak
US Billboard 200[5] 7
US Top Jazz Albums (Billboard)[6] 2


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[7] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone