Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66

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Herb Alpert Presents Sérgio Mendes and Brasil '66
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Studio album by Sérgio Mendes
Released 1966
Genre Bossa nova
Length 25:47
Label A&M
SP-4116
Producer Herb Alpert, Jerry Moss
Sérgio Mendes chronology
The Great Arrival
(1965)
Herb Alpert Presents
(1966)
Equinox
(1967)
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)
  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)

Album credits[edit]

Performance credits[edit]

Chart[edit]

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

Certifications[edit]

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

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S. Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 at AllMusic. Retrieved 31 August 2011.
  2. ^ Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66. At Discogs.
  3. ^ Sergio Mendes On Jazz, Luck And 'The Magic Of The Encounter'. By NPR staff, Sept. 14, 2014. WMRA.
  4. ^ "Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66". 28 December 1999. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66.
  6. ^ "Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 – Chart history" Billboard Top Jazz Albums for Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66.
  7. ^ "American album certifications – Sérgio Mendes & Brasil 66". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH