Song of the Week: Dindi – Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim

Composed by Tom Jobim with lyrics by Aloysio de Oliveria, “Dindi” is at it’s essence a love song dedicated to the acclaimed Brazilian singer Sylvia Telles also known as Dindi.

Sylvia Telles

Sylvia Telles aka Dindi

With the original Portuguese lyrics done by her husband Aloysio, an English translation to the lyrics was provided by Ray Gilbert. Frank Sinatra together with Jobim cover the song wonderfully, doing justice to the poetic lyrics.

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