Celinho do Pistom – O Rapaz do Piston (1966-67)

Equipe EQ 812

The only (?) career album by trumpet player Celinho do Pistom about whom I know only what I could read on the back cover text, written by our new friend Toni Vestane, recently criticized by Andreas because of engaging himself more in producing other artists’ music than making a few more records of his own.

The list of musicians shows, among others, also bass player Luis Marinho:

José Célio Gonçalves Coelho “Celinho do Pistom”: Pistom
Carlosalberto Luttigardo de Castro “Carlinos”: Órgão
Durval Dos Reis “Reizinho”: Bateria
Luis Marinho: Baixo
Irio Nepomuceno de Paula: Guitarra
Tancredo Marcelino de Olivieira Tranca“: Saxofone (fx. 4)

As the track list shows, among other compositions, also Lennon / McCartney‘s A Hard Day’s Night :

01. Io Che Non Vivo (Senza Te) (Vito Pallavicini / Pino Donaggio)
02. And I Love Her (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
03. Tenderly (Walter Gross / Jack Lawrence)
04. Not So Sleepy (M. Mathews)
05. A Volta (Roberto Carlos / Erasmo Carlos)
06. My Whole World In Falling Down (J. Crutchfield / B. Anderson)
07. Les Cornichons (Nino Ferrer / J. Booker)
08. Nessuno Mi Può Giudicare (Daniele Pace / Luciano Beretta / Mario Panzeri / Miki Del Prete)
09. A Hard Day’s Night (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
10. Que C’est Triste Venise (Charles Aznavour / F. Dorin)
11. All My Loving (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
12. Um Tiro No Escuro (A Shot In The Dark) (Henry Mancini)


Créditos: Pedro & 300discos

THE MUSICIANS by Bossanov:
Great Tranca said in his letter to me year ago:

“the name of the organist in “O Rapaz do Piston” was Carlosalberto Luttigardo de Castro and he lived at Rio de Janeiro until 1970 when he went to Mexico with the (trombonist) Raul de Souza band. Unfortunately, he died at Mexico in the 70’s”

As far as I know, Celinho do Pistom is José Célio Gonçalves Coelho.
is Durval Dos Reis
Irio is Írio Nepomuceno de Paula
And Tranca is Tancredo Marcelino de Olivieira.

REVIEW by Brazilliance:
Apart from the excellent art work, this album fortunately also features also some very nice renditions of sixties classics.

According to the catalogue numbering of Equipe, this album was presumably released in 1966 or 1967. Particularly, as it features two songs that were heavily covered at that time:

Io Che Non Vivo (Senza Te), though introduced already in early 1965 at the San Remo Festival by Pino Donaggio, became internationally known by Dusty Springfield’s famous recording titled You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me from early 1966 which inspired more recordings that year, including from Cher, Brenda Lee and Carla Thomas.

Nessuno Mi Può Giudicare introduced in 1966 by Caterina Caselli.