Nada Mamula (9 January 1927 – 11 October 2001) was a professional singer of Radio Sarajevo, born during the time of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.. She started her career on Radio Beograd, where she passed an audition in 1946 (as Nada Vukicevic). In 1946 she delivered her first ever professional performances as Nada Vukicevic, she moved to Sarajevo and started to work on Radio Sarajevo. She was one of the most popular singers of Yugoslavia in the second half of the twentieth century. Her discography includes three LPs records released by Jugoton, four LPs released in America, Canada, The Netherlands and Bulgaria and a few dozen singles. She died and was buried in Belgrade in 2001. She left about 500 recordings as well as traditional Montenegro, Macedonian, Slavonian, Serbian and Bosnian songs in the archives of Radio Beogard, Radio Novi Sad and Radio Sarajevo. Some of them are not saved or deleted, and we will never hear it again, until scientists find a method to capture an echo from the stars of radio waves emited 50s and 60s
No musicians are credited except for the associate producer title given to keyboard player Larry Knechtel and retaining Bread photographer, Frank Bez, as well as engineer Bruce Morgan, who played an important part in David Gates’ First from 1973 (and who would engineer Bread’s 1977 comeback, Lost Without Your Love ).
Essential: a masterpiece of Prog Rock music
This review is based on the LP version of this album (the CD version if you can find it, apparently has additional songs). The first seven tracks formed side one, and are accoustic: Alan playing the harp and singing, with some additional accompaniment, all of of haunting and beautiful.
Autores Chilenos is the sixth official album of the Chilean Andean-Folk band Inti-Illimani, published in 1971. The album is a sort of homage to the Chilean Authors who initiated the movement of the New Chilean Song. On July 1, 2003, around the multiple re-editions and remasters of Inti-Illimani LP records, Warner Music Chile re-released the CD and merged it with the album A la Revolución Mexicana, originally edited in 1969.
Essential: a masterpiece of Folk music
At the time of buying this LP, I thought I was going to find a Stivell immersed in the Prog-Folk music… my surprise was great after listening to it completely: Totally unplugged, no instrument with electric cables. Today is one of my favorite records of this legendary harpist. And I think he took the risk to go back to his Breton roots and immerse us in the Breton-Folk music.