Cuba Classics, Vol. 2: Dancing with the Enemy

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All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
One of the first of Luaka Bop's many fine South American and Caribbean collections, Dancing with the Enemy features a fertile mix of modern, son-derived cuts made in Cuba during the '60s and '70s. The collection ranges from the classic acoustic folk sound of Maria Teresa Vera's "Es No Es Na" and the vintage rhumba stylings of Chapottin y Sus Estrellas' "La Guarapachanga," to the rock-inspired boogaloo and pop of Orquesta Revés' "Fifí, Teté y Popó." Also featuring choice mambo, descarga, and tipica sides, this 16-track disc will no doubt please students of modern Cuban music with credits that include Latin music innovators like Los Van Van, Celeste Mendoza, and Orquesta ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
One of the first of Luaka Bop's many fine South American and Caribbean collections, Dancing with the Enemy features a fertile mix of modern, son-derived cuts made in Cuba during the '60s and '70s. The collection ranges from the classic acoustic folk sound of Maria Teresa Vera's "Es No Es Na" and the vintage rhumba stylings of Chapottin y Sus Estrellas' "La Guarapachanga," to the rock-inspired boogaloo and pop of Orquesta Revés' "Fifí, Teté y Popó." Also featuring choice mambo, descarga, and tipica sides, this 16-track disc will no doubt please students of modern Cuban music with credits that include Latin music innovators like Los Van Van, Celeste Mendoza, and Orquesta Riverside. Along with other important Luaka Bop compilations in the Brazil Classics series, Cuba Classics 2: Dancing with the Enemy is an essential record for fans of international music.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/22/2005
  • Label: Luaka Bop
  • UPC: 680899000628
  • Catalog Number: 90006
  • Sales rank: 89,585

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Mi Rumba Echando Candela (3:28)
  2. 2 Eso No Es Na' (3:28)
  3. 3 Manzanillo (4:46)
  4. 4 Yayabo (Yayabo) (2:53)
  5. 5 La Guarapachanga (La Guarapachanga) - Felix Chappottin (2:55)
  6. 6 Llegué Llegué/Guararey de Pastorita (6:28)
  7. 7 No Me Llores (5:20)
  8. 8 Fifi, Teté y Popó (Fifi, Teté y Popó) - Orquesta Revé (2:34)
  9. 9 Fiesta Brava (3:13)
  10. 10 Saoco (Saoco) - Conjunto Caney (2:22)
  11. 11 Baile Usted Mi Son - Conjunto Caney (2:53)
  12. 12 Rumba Como Quiera (2:44)
  13. 13 Mis Compadres Puntean Son (4:33)
  14. 14 Caminito de Zaza (3:38)
  15. 15 Eres la Candela (4:22)
  16. 16 Papá Ogún (Papá Ogún) (3:20)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Orquesta Revé Track Performer
Caridad Cuervo Track Performer
Conjunto Rumbavana Track Performer
Orquesta Original de Manzanillo Track Performer
Los Papines Track Performer
Los Van Van Track Performer
Maria Teresa Vera Track Performer
Conjunto Chaney Track Performer
Celeste Mendoza Track Performer
Orquesta Riverside Track Performer
Felix Chappottin Track Performer
Los Zafiros Track Performer
Roberto Baute Sagarra Track Performer
Jilguero Del Cienfuegos Track Performer
Orquesta Pancho El Bravo Track Performer
Conjunto Caney Track Performer
Technical Credits
Ned Sublette Liner Notes, translation, Lyric Transcription
David Byrne Producer, Liner Notes, Executive Producer
Yale Evelev Executive Producer
Juan Formell Composer
Harry Sepulveda translation, Lyric Transcription
Jim Shelton Mastering
Bruno Aguancha translation, Lyric Transcription
Rina Benmayor translation, Lyric Transcription
Rosendo Ruíz Composer
Félix Cortés translation, Lyric Transcription
Gracaino Gomez Composer
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