Dark Eyes

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Dark Eyes

Title in Original Language: Olhos negros

Translation of song title listed on dust jacket as: "Black eyes."

Duet sung by Alice Lemos Avila and Olive Flores, accompanied on mandolin by Frank Cunha and guitar by Joachim Flores.

Yellow song check-list notes: "A popular mainland song of around 1920, learned on Fazal as brought to the island by the mail boat."

Alice Lemos Avila, vocals; Olive Flores, vocals; Frank Cunha, mandolin; Joaquim Flores, guitar.

Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on April 12, 1939.

In Portuguese.

Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Alice Lemos Avila and friends performing Portuguese songs and music from December 31, 1938 through April 12, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California.

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