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Chica, Chica, Boom, Chic is a song composed by Harry Warren and Mack Gordon (lyrics in portuguese by Aloysio de Oliveira) and recorded by Carmen Miranda for her 1941 film That Night in Rio.[1]

A recording by Xavier Cugat and His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra (vocal by Lina Romay) briefly reached the Billboard charts in 1941 in the No. 26 position. [2] Other recordings in 1941 were by Bob Crosby and His Orchestra (vocals by Bonnie King and The Bob-o-links), Dick Jurgens & His Orchestra (vocal by Buddy Moreno), Leo Reisman and His Orchestra (vocal by Anita Boyer), and by Carmen Miranda.[3]


  1. ^ "Latina Legacies: Identity, Biography, and Community (Viewpoints on American Culture)". Irvine Vicki L. Ruiz. p. Retrieved November 25, 2014.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. p. 116. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
  3. ^ "". Retrieved April 30, 2019.

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