1992 Ivan Lins – Awa Yiô

Awa Yiô is an album by Ivan Lins, released in 1992.

Ivan Guimarães Lins (born June 16, 1945) is a Latin Grammy-winning Brazilian musician. He has been an active performer and songwriter of Brazilian popular music (MPB) and jazz for over thirty years. His first hit, “Madalena”, was recorded by Elis Regina in 1970. “Love Dance”, a hit in 1989, is one of the most recorded songs in musical history.

His songs have been covered by Patti Austin, David Benoit, George Benson, Michael Bublé, Eliane Elias, Ella Fitzgerald, Dave Grusin, Shirley Horn, Quincy Jones, Steve Kuhn, the Manhattan Transfer, Sérgio Mendes, Jane Monheit, Mark Murphy, Carmen McRae, Joe Pass, Lee Ritenour, Sarah Vaughan, Diane Schuur, Sting, Barbra Streisand, Take 6, Toots Thielemans, and Nancy Wilson.


1  Awa Yio (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins) 4:54
2  Clareou (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins, Aldir Blanc) 5:26
3  Meu Pais (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins) 5:18
4  Cru-Cre Corroro (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins) 3:51
5  Agua Doce (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins) 3:38
6  Ai Ai Ai Ai Ai (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins) 6:10
7  Leva Y Traz (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins, Aldir Blanc) 3:47
8  Que Quer De Mim (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins) 4:50
9  Turmalina (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins) 5:02
10  Pontos Cardeias (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins) 4:39



BassTony Levin
DrumsVinnie Colaiuta
GuitarHeitor Pereira
KeyboardsIvan Lins
KeyboardsLarry Williams
PercussionLenny Castro
PercussionArmando Marcal
PercussionFernando Pirulito
Background VocalsCarol Rogers
Background VocalsGracinha Leporace
Background VocalsKevyn Lettau
VocalsIvan Lins

Other Musicians

2 Clareou

TrumpetHugh Masekela

7 Leva Y Traz

GuitarRaphael Rabello

Liner Notes

Producer – Stewart Levine, Larry Williams
Producer (Executive’ – Jolie Levine
Engineer – Daren Klein
Mixed By – Daren Klein

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Velas Produções Artísticas Musicais E Com. Ltda.
Licensed From – Oliverea Productions Ltd.
Distributed By – BMG
Marketed By – BMG Ariola
Manufactured By – Opti.Me.S. – 991950121619
Recorded At – Bearsville Studios
Recorded At – Multi Studios
Recorded At – Conway Studios
Recorded At – Willy World Sound
Mixed At – Ground Control Studios
Mastered At – Bernie Grundman Mastering