Song: “Tico Tico”

Artist: Ethel Smith

Album: 78 RPM Single

Year Released: 1944

Genre: Samba

Local Connection: Born in Pittsburgh in 1902

Did you know? Ethel Smith was married to Hollywood actor Ralph Bellamy from 1945 to 1947, at the height of her fame, and their acrimonious divorce made headlines

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