"Chega de saudade" (often translated to English as "No More Blues") is considered the first bossa nova song. Composed by Antônio Carlos Jobim (music) and Vinícius de Moraes (lyrics) it became popular in this interpretation by João Gilberto. It was first recorded by Elizete Cardoso on her album Canção do Amor Demais but the public did not take notice of that release. Gilberto's own recording, released in July, 1958 as a single, made it a hit.
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