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Electric Trio 1960 to 2000

Electric Trio from 1960 to 2000 - Photo / Reproduction: Disclosure
Electric Trio from 1960 to 2000 - Photo / Reproduction: Disclosure

1960
The electric trio Tapajós buys one of their bodies from Dodô and Osmar.

1961
The electric trio of Dodô and Osmar stopped participating in the Carnival due to the death of Osmar's father-in-law, Armando Costa, the biggest supporter of the group. Tapajós signed the first commercial contract with Coca-Cola to animate micaretas in the cities of Feira de Santana, Pojuca, Catu and Alagoinhas.

1962
Carnival did not once again have the participation of the trio of Dodô and Osmar; on the other hand, he attended the opening of the Tapajós, parading through the central streets of the City.

1963
With the sponsorship of the Mataripe Refinery, the trio of Dodô and Osmar returned to participate in the Salvador Carnival: it was a float, mounted on a cart. Armandinho, only nine years old, was already the soloist of the trio. In the electric trios competition promoted by the City Hall, the winner was the Tapajós trio, with a new all-metal body.

1964
Osmar decided to build a miniature electric trio in a Ford F-1000 pick-up. The contraption was intended for his children and the children of Dodô, who were all 12 years old at the most. The electric trio Tapajós animated the Carnival of Recife (PE) under the sponsorship of Coca-Cola and the Department of Tourism of Recife.

1965
The mini-trio of Armadinho and Betinho returned to lead the Carnival of Salvador. The electric trio Tapajós is crowned champion.

1966
The electric trio Tapajós was acclaimed bi-champion.

1967
Tapajós became three times champion of the Carnival of Salvador, in a competition promoted by the City Hall.

1969
Caetano Veloso released the song 'Atrás do Trio Elétrico Só Não Vai Vai Quem Morreu'. The Tapajós trio launched the first record recorded by an electric trio on the phonographic market and went to Rio de Janeiro to reinforce the national release of the song. Within a week, the song went from seventh to second on the charts and was featured on the television show 'A Grande Chance'.

1972
A historic meeting at Praça Castro Alves took place between Osmar - who played in the electric trio Caetanave - and Armandinho, who performed on top of the Saborosa trio, doing the 'Desafilho'.
Tapajós paid tribute to Caetano Veloso, for his return from exile in London, with the launch of 'Caetanave', a trio with bold architectural lines, a true work of art that, with the due proportion of the times, has not been surpassed until today. On the streets, the public could appreciate the Bahians Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso and Gal Costa on top of the trio.

1973
The Tapajós trio animated the Carnival in the city of Curitiba.

1974
After a long absence, the duo Dodô and Osmar returned to Carnival with a new formation - 'Trio Elétrico Armandinho, Dodô e Osmar'. On the occasion, they recorded an album under the title 'Silver Jubilee', in commemoration of the trio's 25 years of creation. Tapajós - who had recorded six LPs and two compacts - went on to liven up the Belo Horizonte Carnival.

1975
After its debut in 1950, the phobic returned to the streets to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of the electric trio. A large party was organized to honor its inventors, including a parade of several electric trios pulled by Dodô and Osmar. Specially assembled and decorated for the parade, the trios left Campo Grande and arrived at Praça Castro Alves, where they performed 'Congratulations to You' together.

Then, the duo received the commemorative trophy for the jubilee for the creation of the 'machine to generate joy'. In apotheotic tributes, the famous duo Dodô and Osmar instrumentally said goodbye to Carnival. Souza Cruz contracted two Tapajós trios for the city of Rio de Janeiro

1976
Tapajós animated the carnivals of Salvador, Belo Horizonte and Santos. Then came the company Tapajós Promoções Artísticas e Publicidade Ltda.
During a concert at Concha Acústica in Salvador, Armandinho released yet another contraption authored by Dodô: a two-necked guitar, dubbed Dodô and Osmar.

The electric trio of Novos Baianos appeared on the streets of Salvador for the first time, equipment that caused a real revolution in the music scene. The sound of the trio changed completely, moving from traditional tube amplifiers and Sedam horns to speakers, twiters and Snak horns. The musical language also changed, with Novos Baianos singing songs from the popular repertoire. Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Gal Costa and Maria Bethânia got together and christened the group with the name 'Os Doces Bárbaros'.

1977
The electric trio Tapajós also animated the Carnival in Brasilia.
Through the release of the song 'Pombo Correio', the electric trio Dodô e Osmar was specially decorated with a gigantic white bird affixed to the bow of the vehicle, which flapped its wings to the rhythm of the trio's instruments.

1978
One of the parents of the electric trio, Adolfo Nascimento, the Dodô, died. His burial was accompanied by the Tapajós trio, wrapped in a huge black band as a sign of mourning, performing Ave Maria de Gounot and Choppin's funeral march, in addition to the Hymn to Senhor do Bonfim. This year, the wedding of the sound of afoxés and the electric trio took place, thanks to Moraes Moreira and his partner and poet Antônio Risério, with the release of the song 'Assim Pintou Moçambique'.

1979
Three car trios from the Tapajós company were hired by carnival entities from Salvador. At the celebratory party of the three-time championships of Esporte Clube Flamengo, the Tapajós trio was hired to, to the sound of a frevo specially composed by Moraes Moreira, drag a true crowd of Maracanã fans to Gávea, crossing almost the entire city of Rio de Janeiro.

1980
The electric trio Traz os Montes - in fact, equipment of a carnival entity - paraded for the first time in the streets of Salvador. Traz os Montes, by the way, established itself as the trio that most introduced the technical novelties at Carnival, possessing an extraordinarily powerful sound and of excellent quality and innovating with all the transistorized equipment. With a special arrangement by Armandinho, the composition 'Beleza Pura', by Caetano Veloso, was the most performed song by all the electric trios.

The city of Rio de Janeiro opened its momescas festivities with a confetti battle in Madureira, whose main attraction was the electric trio Tapajós. In the city of Natal (RN), the presence of three electric trios at Carnival began to be observed, whose constructions were consulted by Osmar Macêdo.

1981
The new trio by Armandinho, Dodô and Osmar had as their theme the song 'Vassourinha Elétrica', which, in a few weeks, became a selling success throughout the country. The Novos Baianos electric trio, led by the only singer of the trio, Baby Consuelo.

1983
An electric trio built in Italy was inaugurated at Pizza Navona in front of 80 thousand people packed to the sound of the band of Armandinho, Dodô and Osmar trieletrizado the 'Roman Empire'.

1985
Another electric trio was built in France to make the Carnival in Toulouse.

1986
The electric trio Armandinho, Dodô and Osmar went to the Mexico World Cup and, on their way back, went to France to tour several cities on the French Riviera, ending in Lion.

1988
The Espacial electric trio was created, with a rotating stage and automatic elevation.

1990
The electric trio completed 40 years.

1992
Orlandinho, son of Orlando Campos, rescued the Caetanave trio and paid tribute to his father, promoting the meeting of generations at this Carnival.

1997
The other father of the electric trio, Osmar Macêdo, died and was buried with a procession of electric trios passing at Praça Castro Alves.

1998
A monument in honor of the duo Dodô and Osmar was inaugurated at Praça Castro Alves. The phobic returned to the streets during the Carnival in honor of Osmar.

1999
Percussionist Carlinhos Brown resumed the Caetanave project and brought new equipment to the streets of Salvador.

2000
The phobic and its creators were once again honored in the year that the electric trio completed 50 years of existence.

 

Electric Trio from 1960 to 2000 - Photo / Reproduction: Disclosure
Electric Trio from 1960 to 2000 - Photo / Reproduction: Disclosure
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