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Miguelito Valdés

Miguelito Valdés (September 6, 1912 – November 9, 1978), also known as Mr. Babalú, was a renowned Cuban singer. His performances were characterized by a strong voice and a particular sense of cubanismo.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 6th, 1912 (Havana), Died November 9th, 1978 (Bogota)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, songwriter, leader

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 86 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-033866 10-in. before 2/27/1939 Bacosó Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-033867 10-in. before 2/27/1939 Cuando vuelvas a quererme Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Anselmo Sacasas ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and piano solo vocalist  
Victor BS-033868 10-in. before 2/27/1939 Babalú Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-035381 10-in. before 3/30/1939 Llora campesino Marcelino Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Carlos Suárez ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist, songwriter  
Victor BS-035547 10-in. before 4/3/1939 José Isabel Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-035548 10-in. before 4/3/1939 Negro de sociedad Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-035549 10-in. before 4/3/1939 La conga negra Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-035550 10-in. before 4/3/1939 Adiós Africa Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-035553 10-in. before 4/3/1939 Negro mandinga Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-035557 10-in. before 4/3/1939 Oriente Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Anselmo Sacasas ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and piano solo vocalist  
Victor BS-035558 10-in. before 4/3/1939 Los timbales Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-037003 10-in. before 6/27/1939 Batamú Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-037004 10-in. before 6/27/1939 Elube changó Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-037005 10-in. before 6/27/1939 Vuelve el viandero Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-037006 10-in. before 6/27/1939 Bambarito Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-037007 10-in. before 6/27/1939 Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Anselmo Sacasas ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and piano solo vocalist  
Victor BS-037008 10-in. before 6/27/1939 Yo son moruá Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-048515 10-in. before 3/25/1940 Sinforosa Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-050877 10-in. 5/27/1940 Blen blen blen Miguelito Valdés ; Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-050878 10-in. 5/27/1940 Rumba rumbero Miguelito Valdés ; Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, vocalist  
Victor BS-050879 10-in. 5/27/1940 Macurije Miguelito Valdés ; Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-050880 10-in. 5/27/1940 Nueva conga Miguelito Valdés ; Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, songwriter  
Victor BS-051565 10-in. 6/26/1940 Tunare Miguelito Valdés ; Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-051566 10-in. 6/26/1940 Guaira Miguelito Valdés ; Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-051567 10-in. 6/26/1940 Cinco hijos Miguelito Valdés ; Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble vocalist  
(Results 26-50 of 86 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Valdés, Miguelito," accessed January 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107234.

Valdés, Miguelito. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107234.

"Valdés, Miguelito." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107234

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