Magic Time (Opa album)

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Magic Time
Magic Time OPA.jpg
Studio album by Opa
Released 1977 (1977)
Recorded February 1977
Studio Fantasy Records Studio, Berkeley, California
Genre Latin rock
jazz fusion
Length 36:16
Label Milestone Records
Producer Airto Moreira
Opa chronology
Magic Time
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The band Opa recorded Magic Time, their second album, in February 1977 at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, California. The album was released in 1977 on Milestone Records.[1]


At this time, the members of Opa : Hugo Fattoruso, Osvaldo Fattoruso and Ringo Thielmann, were joined by Rubén Rada as a full-time member of the band on vocals and percussion. Airto returned to play percussion with the band also including guitarist Barry Finnerty and, on the track Arisa, Airto's wife Flora Purim performed vocals. Together they recorded the album: Magic Time.

Track listing[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Mind projects" (R. Rada, H. Fattoruso, Lyrics in English by G. Fattoruso) 5:55
  2. "Camino: Arise/Long Walk/Romantica/Land" (H. Fattoruso, G. Fattoruso, R. Thielmann, R. Rada) 7:25
  3. "La cumbia de Andres" (R. Rada, H. Fattoruso) 6:37

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Montevideo" (R. Rada, H. Fattoruso) 8:34
  2. "Malísimo" (R. Rada) 8:25


  • Musical direction and arrangements: Hugo Fattoruso
  • Recording engineers: Eddie Bill Harris asistido por Jakson Schwartz y Steve Williams (Fantasy Studios, Berkeley; February 1977)
  • Remix: Kerry "Gordísimo" McNabb (Paramount Studios, Los Angeles; March 1977)
  • Mastering: John Golden (Kendon Recorders, Burbank, Ca.)