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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: 1936 - 1951

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

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 76-100 of 130 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CU-239 10-in. before 3/25/1940 Como le gusta el chismecito a caridad Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-242 10-in. before 3/25/1940 Tu jijo serán jabá Orquesta Casino de la Playa Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-254 10-in. before 4/5/1940 Ya te olvidé mujer Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-255 10-in. before 4/5/1940 Déjate engañar Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-256 10-in. before 4/5/1940 La conga de Quirino Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-257 10-in. before 4/5/1940 Mulata, qué pasa R. Castro ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-292 10-in. before 4/18/1940 Mujer negra Orquesta Enrique Bryón ; Miguelito Valdés Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-293 10-in. before 4/18/1940 El negro del solar Orquesta Enrique Bryón ; Miguelito Valdés Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-294 10-in. before 4/18/1940 Isabel pienso en tí Conjunto Enrique Bryón ; Miguelito Valdés Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-381 10-in. before 5/1/1940 Quiero amar Orquesta Riverside ; Anselmo Sacasas ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and piano vocalist  
Victor CU-400[a] 10-in. before 5/6/1940 Amanecer criollo Orquesta Riverside ; Anselmo Sacasas ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-400[b] 10-in. before 5/15/1940 Sombras de mi tierra Orquesta Riverside ; Anselmo Sacasas ; Miguelito Valdés Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo and piano solo vocalist  
Victor CU-401 10-in. before 5/6/1940 Del codo al caño Orquesta Riverside ; Anselmo Sacasas ; Miguelito Valdés Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo and piano solo vocalist  
Victor CU-402[a] 10-in. before 5/6/1940 Así viviré Orquesta Riverside ; Anselmo Sacasas ; Miguelito Valdés Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo and piano solo vocalist  
Victor CU-408[a] 10-in. before 5/15/1940 En la frontera de México Orquesta Riverside ; Anselmo Sacasas ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-417 10-in. before 5/9/1940 A la loma de Belén Miguelito Valdés y su Conjunto Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor CU-418[a] 10-in. before 5/9/1940 La cachimba de San Juan Miguelito Valdés y su Conjunto Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor CU-419 10-in. before 8/15/1940 Alma guajira Miguelito Valdés y su Conjunto Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor CU-420[a] 10-in. before 5/9/1940 Bururú-barará (Cómo está Miguel) Miguelito Valdés y su Conjunto Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor CU-611 10-in. before 10/16/1940 Yo 'ta namorá Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-613 10-in. before 10/16/1940 Muna sanganfimba Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-616 10-in. before 10/21/1940 La canción del guajiro Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-617 10-in. before 10/21/1940 Tokú Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-618 10-in. before 10/21/1940 Muy junto al corazón Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Miguelito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia CO20152 10-in. 10/29/1936 Ya no alumbra tu estrella : Bolero Cuarteto Marcano Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
(Results 76-100 of 130 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Valdés, Miguelito," accessed July 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107234.

Valdés, Miguelito. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107234.

"Valdés, Miguelito." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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