Tag Archives: 70’s

Tim Maia – EU AMO VOCÊ

Tim Maia; September 28, 1942 – March 15, 1998), born Sebastião Rodrigues Maia in Rio de Janeiro city, was a Brazilian musician, songwriter and businessman known for his iconoclastic, ironic, outspoken, and humorous musical style. Maia contributed to Brazilian music within a wide variety of musical genres, including soulfunkbossa novadiscoromantic ballads, pop, rock, jazzbaião and MPB. He introduced the soul style on the Brazilian musical scene. Tim Maia is internationally recognised as one of the biggest icons of the Brazilian music.

Serge Gainsbourg – Melody

Jamaica and Roma and paper tigers

In 1971 Serge released the ephebophilia themed French concept album, Histoire de Melody Nelson. The theme of the album explores an affair between Gainsbourg and nymphet Melody Nelson. The song “Melody” reveals that they met after Gainsbourg accidentally knocked Melody off her bike with his Rolls Royce. As Gainsbourg exited his ‘Silver Ghost from the nineteen hundreds’ he noticed ‘Her skirt pulled over her white Knickers.’