The 5 O’clock Shadow: Thursday March 5, 2020
The original artist are not the original artist BUT they were the first to record the song in English. Their version came out in 1964, two years after the original and was a worldwide hit.
The song is said to be the most famous Bossa Nova song ever written. It won the 1964 Grammy Award for Record of the Year. The album won for Best Jazz Performance and Album of the Year. It was inspired by a real person, pictured here.
The Shadow artist was a promising and hugely popular singer from the UK who died at the age of 27.