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 6, 1912 (Havana), Died November 9, 1978 (Bogota)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1951

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

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 97 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-028903 10-in. 9/26/1938 Suavecito Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-033865 10-in. before 2/27/1939 Letargo Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Guillermo Portela ; Walfredo de los Reyes Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and violin solo composer  
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-035551 10-in. before 4/3/1939 El perro y el gato Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-035552 10-in. before 4/3/1939 La bata de Ollá 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-035554 10-in. before 4/3/1939 Si sabes que te quiero Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-035555 10-in. before 4/3/1939 Yo tené un baracón Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-035556 10-in. before 4/3/1939 Mi cuntuntún 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  
(Results 26-50 of 97 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Valdés, Miguelito," accessed February 1, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107234.

Valdés, Miguelito. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 1, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107234.

"Valdés, Miguelito." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 1 February 2023.

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

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