@allmusic : If one were to look for a geographical region in Brazil that resembles the Mississippi Delta in terms of producing a lion’s share of influential performers, a good case could be made for the region of Bahia in Brazil’s northeast.
@last.fm : He first achieved success in the late 1930s with Carmen Miranda, for whom he composed ‘O Que é Que a Baiana Tem?’. He recorded for five decades, both singing solo with his own guitar accompaniment, and backed by bands and orchestras.
Video : O Vento (1996) . w/ Chico Buarque, Gal Costa, Djavan, Tom Jobim & Daniela Mercury – Paratodos (1993) . O Que É Que A Baiana Tem? . w/ Chico Buarque – Maricotinha . w/ Gal Costa – Só Louco (1981) . O Mar (1978) .