El Barrio: The Ultimate Collection of Latin Boogaloo, Disco, Funk & Soul

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
This nicely packaged four-disc box set is compiled from four previous single volumes from Fania's reissue department: Latin Funk, Latin Disco, The Bad Boogaloo, and El Barrio. If you haven't scored any of these yet, now would be the time. That said, even if you have some but not all of the volumes, there is a serious argument to be made for offering your existing copies to friends and purchasing the box, which is like a history of Nuyorican, Afro-Cuban, and salsa music from the biggest stars of the Latin music scene from the 1960s through the 1970s. If they recorded for Fania -- or any of its precursors or subsidiary labels -- they're here: Ray Barretto, Willie and Johnny ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
This nicely packaged four-disc box set is compiled from four previous single volumes from Fania's reissue department: Latin Funk, Latin Disco, The Bad Boogaloo, and El Barrio. If you haven't scored any of these yet, now would be the time. That said, even if you have some but not all of the volumes, there is a serious argument to be made for offering your existing copies to friends and purchasing the box, which is like a history of Nuyorican, Afro-Cuban, and salsa music from the biggest stars of the Latin music scene from the 1960s through the 1970s. If they recorded for Fania -- or any of its precursors or subsidiary labels -- they're here: Ray Barretto, Willie and Johnny Colón, Eddie and Charlie Palmieri, Ismael Rivera, Héctor Lavoe, Celia Cruz, Joe Bataan, Joe Cuba, Tito Puente, Lenni Sesar, Mongo Santamaría, Bobby Valentín, Larry Harlow, Cheo Feliciano, and many more.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/11/2011
  • Label: Fania
  • UPC: 846395071191
  • Catalog Number: 7119
  • Sales rank: 76,407

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Together - Ray Barretto (2:39)
  2. 2 You Need Help - Monguito Santamaria (2:25)
  3. 3 I'm Satisfied - Joe Bataan (3:34)
  4. 4 Identify Yourself - Café (3:53)
  5. 5 Everybody's Got Soul - Flash & the Dynamics (3:31)
  6. 6 Hot Pants (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants) - Gilberto Cruz (3:52)
  7. 7 Black Dice (4:40)
  8. 8 Dynamite - Harvey Averne (2:35)
  9. 9 I'm Gonna Get To You Yet - TNT Boys (2:34)
  10. 10 There You Go - Fania All-Stars (3:09)
  11. 11 La Vida - Ralfi Pagan (3:07)
  12. 12 I Got the Feeling (3:15)
  13. 13 Funky Felix - Seguida (2:58)
  14. 14 Kool It Here Comes the Fuzz - Jimmy Sabater (3:13)
  15. 15 Güajiro Bacán - Azuquita y Su Orquesta Melao (6:17)
  16. 16 Stablishment - Harvey Averne (3:02)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Back To My Roots - Fania All-Stars (8:08)
  2. 2 Amor Verdadero - Willie Colón (7:28)
  3. 3 Dance, Dance, Dance - Orquesta Novel (4:04)
  4. 4 On Our Way To Tomorrow - Seguida (8:30)
  5. 5 Waterbed - LTG Exchange (3:36)
  6. 6 Smoke - Fania All-Stars (4:05)
  7. 7 Bad Luck - Louie Ramirez (4:20)
  8. 8 Wata Wasuri - Tito Puente (3:21)
  9. 9 Johnny's No Good - W.R.L.C. (4:16)
  10. 10 Es Un Demonio Ella - Fausto Rey (5:11)
  11. 11 Call Me - Joe Bataan (4:27)
  12. 12 Afro Hustle - Lou Perez (3:21)
  13. 13 Mambo Rock - Seguida (3:07)
  14. 14 Joe Cuba's Latin Hustle - Joe Cuba (4:11)
  15. 15 Salsa - Louie Ramirez (6:56)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Fever - La Lupe (2:45)
  2. 2 Gimme Some Love - Joe Cuba Sextet (3:03)
  3. 3 Morris Park - Lenni Sesar (4:28)
  4. 4 Come and Get It - Ralph Robles (3:00)
  5. 5 Bad Breath - Bobby Valentín (2:50)
  6. 6 Mercy Mercy Baby - Ray Barretto (2:47)
  7. 7 Ay Que Rico - Eddie Palmieri (3:28)
  8. 8 King of Latin Soul - Joey Pastrana (4:17)
  9. 9 Happy Soul With a Hook - Dave Cortez (3:03)
  10. 10 Mama's Girl - King Nando (2:29)
  11. 11 Marilu - George Guzman (4:04)
  12. 12 Baby Boo Boogaloo - Vladimir & His Orchestra (3:12)
  13. 13 Camel Walk - The Latinaires (2:51)
  14. 14 Jumpin' With Symphony Sid - Ray Rodriguez & His Orchestra (1:44)
  15. 15 What You Mean - Johnny Colon (3:43)
  16. 16 Güajira Con Soul - Johnny Ventura (4:12)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Do You Feel It? - Joe Cuba Sextet (3:25)
  2. 2 Big "T" - Tito Ramos (2:47)
  3. 3 New York Soul - Ray Barretto (2:44)
  4. 4 Lady Marmalade (3:14)
  5. 5 Sí, Dame Tu Amor - Café (3:21)
  6. 6 Calle Luna Calle Sol - Willie Colón (3:48)
  7. 7 Que Se Sepa - Roberto Roena (3:14)
  8. 8 Puerto Rican Soul - Pete Bonet (4:04)
  9. 9 Red Garter Strut - Fania All-Stars (2:09)
  10. 10 O Elefante - Ray Barretto (4:35)
  11. 11 Safari - Tito Puente (5:05)
  12. 12 Revolucionando - The New Swing Sextet (2:57)
  13. 13 Chocolate Ice Cream - Eddie Palmieri (6:14)
  14. 14 Evil Ways - Pete Rodriguez (3:51)
  15. 15 Musica Del Alma - The TnT Band (3:35)
  16. 16 Crystal Blue Persuasion - Joe Bataan (3:23)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Ray Barretto Composer
Willie Colón Composer
Joe Cuba Composer
Lou Perez Composer
Tito Puente Composer
Bobby Valentín Composer
James Brown Composer
Edwin Starr Composer
Lester Young Composer
Bob Crewe Composer
Kenny Nolan Composer
Johnny Ventura Composer
Kenneth Williams Composer
Joe Bataan Composer
Eddie Drennon Composer
Chocolate Armenteros Composer
Lamont Dozier Composer
Eddy Grant Composer
Eddie Palmieri Composer
Jose Rojas Composer
Louis Small Composer
Harvey Averne Composer
John Davenport Composer
Joey Pastrana Composer
Eddie Cooley Composer
Rafael Ramos Composer
Vladimir Vassilieff Composer
Ralph Robles Composer
Johnny Colon Composer
Ramon Perez Composer
Pete Bonet Composer
Jaime Sabater Composer
Titti Sotto Composer
Nick Jiménez Composer
Tiny Morrie Composer
Tito Ramos Composer
Daniel Zaremba Composer
Larry Warden Composer
Roberto Rodriguez Composer
Westfield Composer
Solange Lopez Composer
Dave Cortez Composer
Walter Chiles Composer
Melvin Barton Composer
Christine Hodgson Composer
Mickens Composer
Bataan Nitollano Composer
Angel Nater Jr. Composer
Clarence Henry Composer
T. James Composer
Ronnie Marks Composer
Louis Cruz Composer
George Rodriguez Composer
Jose Antonio Rojas Composer
D. Ervin Composer
J. Whitehead Composer
Randy Ortiz Composer
Robert Marín Composer
Lewis Falzone Composer
Jeff Chaumont Composer
George L. Espada Composer
Fernando Rivera Composer
Clarence Dallas Jr. Composer
William Henry Allen Composer
Teri Britten Composer
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