Don Marino Barreto Jr.

Real Name:
Marino Barreto y Rubio
Profile:
Marino (or rather "Don" Marino, as he loved to be called) was born in Cuba, original inhabitant of Matanzas' territory (Matanzas was just his pseudonym as an author). Living already in Italy during the period of Fidel Castro's revolution, and having a dance orchestra very well launched, he has not gone back to his native country, settling definitively in Italy. Singer's success was really enormous, as when he interpreted Italian songs as when he interpreted those which at that time were called "Afro-Cuban rhythm songs", in other words, of South-American origin. At Rome, at Grotte Del Piccione he did full house, as at Capannina of Viareggio and in every nught club he performed. The song "Arrivederci", written by Bindi and sung by the singer himself, completely doubled its sales when Don Marino Barreto took possession of it. He made it his own and thanks to his version, the song gained the absolute first position in annual chart of 1959. His way of singing so personal, his way to drawl softly made him become a personality in economic boom Italy. His fortune exhausted itself between 1961 and 1962, when rhythms like samba, bossanova, cha cha cha (which made the night golden era) were supplanted by twist and madison, and that time singers (Dallara, Sentieri and others) were entrenched by various Morandi and Pavone. It was the end of an era, even if very short, which maybe had to be dated back to Buscaglione's death day. On that day really finished a period. At least according to who entirely lived that period.
(Matanzas, December 8, 1925 - † Milano, December 10, 1971)
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Don Marino Barreto Jr. Discography Tracks

Albums

VX 820 Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Cubana album art Don Marino Barreto Jr. Cubana(10") VOX (6) VX 820 Italy 1955 Sell This Version
VIT 1500 Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Don Marino Barreto Jr. E La Sua Orchestra Cubana album art Don Marino Barreto Jr. Don Marino Barreto Jr. E La Sua Orchestra Cubana(10") VOX (6) VIT 1500 Italy 1955 Sell This Version
P 10660 R Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Lisboa Antigua album art Don Marino Barreto Jr. Lisboa Antigua(10") Philips P 10660 R Italy 1957 Sell This Version
P 08517 L Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Altagracia album art Marino Barreto Junior* Altagracia(LP, Album) Philips P 08517 L Italy 1960 Sell This Version
6492 013 Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Arrivederci album art Marino Barreto Jr.* Arrivederci(LP) Fontana 6492 013 Italy 1973 Sell This Version
P 10654 R Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Te Lo Digo Cantando album art Don Marino Barreto Jr. Te Lo Digo Cantando(10") Philips P 10654 R Italy Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

421 813 PE Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Don Marino Barreto Jr. 2 album art Don Marino Barreto Jr. Don Marino Barreto Jr. 2(7", EP) Philips 421 813 PE Italy 1956 Sell This Version
421 812 PE Don Marino Barreto Jr. - A Voz Do Morro album art Don Marino Barreto Jr. A Voz Do Morro(7", EP) Philips 421 812 PE Italy 1956 Sell This Version
421 816 PE Don Marino Barreto Jr. - O Voz Do Morro album art Don Marino Barreto Jr* O Voz Do Morro(7", EP) Philips 421 816 PE Netherlands 1956 Sell This Version
Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Holidays In Cuba album art Don Marino Barreto Jr. Holidays In Cuba (EP) VOX (6) UK 1957 Sell This Version
421 833 PE Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Don Marino Barreto Jr. 3 album art Don Marino Barreto Jr. Don Marino Barreto Jr. 3(7", EP) Philips 421 833 PE Italy 1957 Sell This Version
421 841 PE Don Marino Barreto Jr. Y Su Conjunto* Come Prima(7", EP) Philips 421 841 PE Spain 1958 Sell This Version
421.887 BE Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Come Prima album art Don Marino Barreto* Come Prima(7", EP) Philips 421.887 BE France 1958 Sell This Version
431 013 PE Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Arrivederci album art Don Marino Barreto Jr. Arrivederci(7", EP) Philips 431 013 PE Italy 1959 Sell This Version
431 026 PE Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Felicità album art Don Marino Barreto Jr. Felicità(7", EP) Philips 431 026 PE Italy 1959 Sell This Version
431.034 Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Slow Merengue album art Don Marino Barreto Jr. Slow Merengue(7", EP) Philips 431.034 France 1959 Sell This Version
363 327 PF Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Per Un Bacio D'Amor / Buenas Noches Mi Amor album art Don Marino Barreto Jr. E Il Suo Complesso* Per Un Bacio D'Amor / Buenas Noches Mi Amor(7") Philips 363 327 PF Italy 1959 Sell This Version
363567 BF Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Regalami Una Notte album art Don Marino Barreto Jr. Regalami Una Notte(7") Philips 363567 BF Italy 1961 Sell This Version
Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Arrivederci album art Don Marino Barreto Jr. Arrivederci (EP) Philips Brazil 1962 Sell This Version
Don Marino Barreto Jr. - La Mamma album art Marino Barreto Junior* La Mamma Ariston Records Italy 1964 Sell This Version
363 633 PF Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Quando Mi Chiederanno Di Te / Non Dirmi Arrivederci album art Don Marino Barreto Junior* Quando Mi Chiederanno Di Te / Non Dirmi Arrivederci(7") Philips 363 633 PF Italy 1964 Sell This Version
AS 058 Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Le Due Facce Dell 'Amore / Signora Illusione album art Tony Pinelli / Marino Barreto Junior* Tony Pinelli / Marino Barreto Junior* - Le Due Facce Dell 'Amore / Signora Illusione(7", Promo, Juk) Philips AS 058 Italy 1969 Sell This Version
PF 363 746 Marino Barreto Jr* Signora Illusione (7") Philips PF 363 746 Italy 1969 Sell This Version
6025 021 Don Marino Barreto Jr. - Darla' Dirladada' / Non So album art Marino Barreto Junior* Darla' Dirladada' / Non So(7") Philips 6025 021 Italy 1970 Sell This Version
363 116 PF Don Marino Barreto Jr. Una Aventura Mas(7") Philips 363 116 PF Italy Unknown Sell This Version

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