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Roberto Carlos

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Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espírito Santo, Brazil (April 19, 1943 – present)

Roberto Carlos (born April 19, 1943 in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espírito Santo, Brazil) initiated a major revolution of customs in Brazil in the ’60s. Reaching success in a period coinciding with the youth movement started by the The Beatles that was taking over the world, Carlos was the leader of (“Young Guard”) . He led the TV show that became a generic denomination of a musical style and what was a definitive change of face to the Brazilian phonographic market and of the very art of marketing itself (with the advent of an aggressive merchandising of the JG’s top figures, including films, clothes, etc. ), encompassing deep behavioral/gestual/language influences widespread through his entire generation. His light music, derived from British pop, and his (and his partner’s Erasmo Carlos) lyrics (happy, humorous, and full of fashionable youth slang and naïve though unexpectedly sexual) were deeply contrasting to the serious , with its somber images and protest songs. After all, Brazil was living in a dark period of the military dictatorship, or the “years of lead” as they became known.

A few years later, in the late ’60s, Carlos (counseled by his advisers) changed his style to become the most successful romantic artist in Brazil. Having written (always with Erasmo Carlos) some of the most beautiful songs in this style (such as “Detalhes,” “Sua Estupidez,” “Jesus Cristo,” “Debaixo dos Caracóis dos Seus Cabelos,” etc.), Carlos accumulated virtually all possible accomplishments as a highly successful artist, including a solid international career with awards like the Grammy and top positions on Billboard’s Latin charts.

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  • jo_undrgrnd

    " mas se você voltar, direi sorrindo que já não me serve o seu amor, só tenho medo que você, meu bem, perceba a dor e a minha lágrima na hora do adeus... "

    12 Oct 1:47am Reply
  • yannluiz

    E nunca mais eu vou deixar você tão só <3

    3 Oct 5:48pm Reply
  • HugoSls

    Rei.

    4 Sep 5:24pm Reply
  • kikaaRocks

    Lady Laura ♥

    3 Sep 2:48am Reply
  • Slim_rafa

    Rola todo dia no meu barraco.Meu pai curte autos.

    25 Aug 10:34pm Reply
  • Feeeeeeellzinho

    Vocês que dizem que ele não é rei certamente não conhece nada sobre o legado do Roberto Carlos para a música popular brasileira. Sim, ele é muito superestimado, porém seu valor é imenso.

    10 Aug 6:55pm Reply
  • lovelyfacehuger

    ************CARA_ESTRANHO*************** *********GIF DA MALU MAGALHÃES********************************

    16 Jul 7:21am Reply
  • cara_estranho

    Não é rei de nada, mas era bom até a década de 70. [4]

    4 Jul 3:35am Reply
  • CidaDuarteF

    Inimitável! O Rei!

    19 May 3:46am Reply
  • KebisS

    Só os fortes escutam :D

    15 May 8:25pm Reply
  • CleisonFerreira

    Não é rei de nada, mas era bom até a década de 70. [3]

    11 May 4:33pm Reply
  • pereiragoulart

    Não é rei de nada, mas era bom até a década de 70. [2]

    28 Apr 1:51pm Reply
  • LypeRadel

    Depois do Erasmo lançar 3 discos excelentes de 2009 até agora, o Roberto não soltou o disco inédito ainda...

    24 Apr 9:26pm Reply
  • vinnws

    Medley (feat Anitta) <3

    24 Feb 2:09pm Reply
  • douglasgcb

    quem não gosta é mau caráter

    23 Jan 4:10am Reply
  • leocupertino

    Não é rei de nada, mas era bom até a década de 70.

    22 Jan 3:25pm Reply
  • Felipe_Ferraz

    Um astronauta eu queria ser pra ficar sempre no espaço...

    16 Jan 6:38pm Reply
  • wormsaiboty

    mas acho q o critério da biografia aí em cima foi quando ele assinou com grandes gravadoras no RJ.

    4 Jan 5:56am Reply
  • wormsaiboty

    é 41 mesmo, acho q eu tava drogado qdo digitei aquilo, uhahuaa. ele INICIOU a carreira em 50.

    4 Jan 5:55am Reply
  • Eudes_Ferreira

    Tapas & Beijos OST

    2 Jan 11:03pm Reply
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