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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1951

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

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 76-97 of 97 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 71111 10-in. 7/20/1942 Guadalajara Miguelito Valdés vocalist  
Decca 71112 10-in. 7/20/1942 Yo saluda Miguelito Valdés vocalist  
Decca 71113 10-in. 7/20/1942 Eco Miguelito Valdés vocalist  
Decca 71199 10-in. 7/27/1942 Carambu Miguelito Valdés vocalist  
Decca 71200 10-in. 7/27/1942 Drume negrita Miguelito Valdés vocalist  
Decca 71201 10-in. 7/27/1942 Zarabanda Miguelito Valdés vocalist  
Decca 71202 10-in. 7/27/1942 Bim bam boom Miguelito Valdés vocalist  
Decca 71203 10-in. 7/27/1942 Rica pulpa Miguelito Valdés vocalist  
Decca 71204 10-in. 7/27/1942 Sensemaya Miguelito Valdés vocalist  
Decca 71205 10-in. 7/27/1942 Oye negra Miguelito Valdés vocalist  
Decca 71206 10-in. 7/27/1942 Nague Miguelito Valdés vocalist  
Decca 72688 10-in. 12/12/1944 You never say yes, you never say no Miguelito Valdés vocalist  
Decca 72689 10-in. 12/12/1944 Good, good, good Miguelito Valdés vocalist  
Decca 72698 10-in. 12/12/1944 Good, good, good Miguelito Valdés vocalist  
Decca 81473 9/4/1951 Walter Winchell rhumba Miguelito Valdés y su Conjunto vocalist  
Decca 81474 9/4/1951 La negra leono Miguelito Valdés y su Conjunto vocalist  
Decca 81475 9/4/1951 Escucha mi son Miguelito Valdés y su Conjunto vocalist  
Decca 81476 9/4/1951 Babalu Miguelito Valdés y su Conjunto vocalist  
Decca 81509 9/5/1951 Rumba rumbero Miguelito Valdés y su Conjunto vocalist  
Decca 81510 9/5/1951 Marimba Miguelito Valdés y su Conjunto vocalist  
Decca 81511 9/5/1951 Rumba ritmica Miguelito Valdés y su Conjunto vocalist  
Decca 81512 9/5/1951 Bambarito Miguelito Valdés y su Conjunto vocalist  
(Results 76-97 of 97 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Valdés, Miguelito," accessed January 29, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107234.

Valdés, Miguelito. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 29, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107234.

"Valdés, Miguelito." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 29 January 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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