The record label Sony Music has made available on digital platforms much of the discography of the legendary and late singer and composer Moraes Moreira (1947-2020), which belonged to the catalog of CBS – old company name, between the years of 1984 and 1991 – and were chosen by the record company’s strategy team as part of the digitize your catalogueincluding the restoration of analog tapes AND original graphic designs.
In total the material that will be made available digitally is the album Citizen (1991), as well as five other career albums, two compacts (one by his son David Moraes), and four good collections (one of which is a double collection with Pepeu Gomes)available from this Friday (8).
The solo career of Moraes Moreira arrived in 1975 and the stage name Moraes Moreira (It used to be right Morais) was suggested to him by the entrepreneur Guilherme Araújo. At the same time, next door Armandinho the pioneer joined Electric trio Dodô and Osmarproducing his first album and composing the hit Carrier pigeon, based on an old tune of the two. In 1976, he was the first singer to vocalize in a trio, in Bahia, still in a rudimentary form, since until then they had only been instrumental.
Between the end of 70’s and the beginning of the next decade saw many successes and new partners, such as Fausto Nilo, Abel Silva, Tom Zé, Fred Góes, Guilherme Maia, Zeca Barreto, Risério, Capinam, Toni Costa and many others. At the same time, medallions from MPBAS Gal Costa, Simone, Ney Matogrosso, MPB/4, Amelinha AND Elba Ramalho They exploded with their songs, most created exclusively for them.
He was consecrated.
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