Ayrton Amorim

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Airton Amorim had success as a Carnaval composer with the sambas "Madalena" (with Ari Macedo), recorded by Linda Batista in 1951; "Me Deixa Em Paz" (with Monsueto), also recorded by Linda Batista in 1952;…
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Airton Amorim had success as a Carnaval composer with the sambas "Madalena" (with Ari Macedo), recorded by Linda Batista in 1951; "Me Deixa Em Paz" (with Monsueto), also recorded by Linda Batista in 1952; and the marchinha "Tem Nego Bebo Aí" (with Mirabeau, 1955). "Me Deixa Em Paz" was re-recorded by Milton Nascimento on his Clube da Esquina, interpreted by Carmen Costa. Having moved to Rio de Janeiro with his family at age six, Amorim started to work in 1941 as a disc jockey at Rádio Cruzeiro do Sul, having done the same job also in radio in Eldorado, Mundial, and Tamoio.