Vivo Sonhando (Dreamer)


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Vivo Sonhando (Dreamer) — music and original Portuguese lyric by Antônio Carlos Jobim; English lyric by Gene Lees


1963 Mais Bossa Com Os Cariocas, Philips P 632.177 L1963 Mais Bossa Com Os Cariocas, Philips P 632.177 L (back)

Os Cariocas — from the 1963 LP Mais Bossa Com Os CariocasPhilips P 632.177 L

(recording begins at about 1:00)


1963 Antonio Carlos Jobim-The Composer of Desafinado, Plays-Verve V6-85471963 Antonio Carlos Jobim-The Composer of Desafinado, Plays-Verve V6-8547, gatefold inside photo

Antonio Carlos Jobim  — from 1963 album The Composer of Desafinado Plays, Verve V6 8547; album recorded in New York City on 9 and 10 May 1963, produced by Creed Taylor

Notes from the back cover (jacket):

This is the sound of Antonio Carlos Jobim. At 36 he is one of the leading figures in popular music in Brazil, and his initial work on “Bossa Nova” with Joao Gilberto and Luiz Bonfa has made this new music the world-wide favorite. He plays piano and guitar and composes such great melodies as Desafinado, One Note Samba, and Insensatez.


1964 Getz-Gilberto, Verve V6-8545, inside gatefold cover (2)

Stan Getz and João Gilberto, featuring Antonio Carlos Jobim —  from the 1964 LP Getz/Gilberto, Verve V6- 8545


Sylvia Telles — from the 1964 LP Bossa Session, Elenco ME-13


Astrud Gilberto — from the 1965 LP The Astrud Gilberto Album, Verve V-8608 (mono), V6-8608 (stereo); album recorded at RCA Studios, Hollywood, California, on 27 & 28 January 1965


Rosa Passos — from the 1998 LP Rosa Passos Canta Antonio Carlos Jobim


Morelenbaum 2 (Jaques and Paula Morelenbaum) / Ryuichi Sakamoto — from the 2002 US version of the LP Casa, Sony Classical SK 89982 — The track doesn’t appear on the 2001 versions released in Brazil and Japan.

Paula Morelenbaum – vocal
Jaques Morelenbaum – cello
Ryuichi Sakamoto – piano
Luiz Brasil – guitar (guest)
Zeca Assumpção – bass (guest)
Marcos Suzano – percussion (guest)


Karrin Allyson — a version titled “Vivo Sonhando (Living on Dreams),” including an English lyric section with words by Susannah McCorkle —  from Imagina: Songs of Brasil, released on 25 March 2008


Tim Yehezkely, Postmarks (1)

The Postmarks  — date unknown


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