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Corcovado (song)

"Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)"
Single by Andy Williams
Released December 1965
Genre Easy Listening
Length 2:54
Writer(s) Antônio Carlos Jobim
Andy Williams singles chronology
"Ain't It True"
"Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)"
"May Each Day"

"Corcovado" (known in English as "Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars") is a bossa nova song written by Antônio Carlos Jobim in 1960. An English lyric was later written by Gene Lees. The Portuguese title refers to the Corcovado mountain in Rio de Janeiro. Andy Williams recorded the song with English lyrics, reaching #92 in the Billboard Hot 100 and #18 in the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart in 1965.[1]


  • Notable recordings 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Notable recordings

It is now considered a jazz standard, having been recorded by:

See also


  1. ^ Andy Williams, "Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)" chart positions Retrieved June 12, 2013

External links

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