Latin Rhythms in Hi-Fi

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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
This is being packaged as part of DCC's Music For a Bachelor's Den series. But it's really got more in common with mainstream '50s and '60s Latin dance music than space age pop. Yes, it's on the pop end of mambo and cha-cha music, with cuts from Perez Prado and Xavier Cugat. Some of these verge on novelties as well -- Richard Hayman's "The Peanut Vendor" leads off with primitive synthesizer burps on the order of "Popcorn," and Augie Colon and Yma Sumac are primarily known as exotica artists. What's more, bandleaders Duke Ellington ! and Hugo Montenegro are primarily identified with jazz and soundtracks respectively, not mambos Questions of authenticity shouldn't keep...
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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
This is being packaged as part of DCC's Music For a Bachelor's Den series. But it's really got more in common with mainstream '50s and '60s Latin dance music than space age pop. Yes, it's on the pop end of mambo and cha-cha music, with cuts from Perez Prado and Xavier Cugat. Some of these verge on novelties as well -- Richard Hayman's "The Peanut Vendor" leads off with primitive synthesizer burps on the order of "Popcorn," and Augie Colon and Yma Sumac are primarily known as exotica artists. What's more, bandleaders Duke Ellington ! and Hugo Montenegro are primarily identified with jazz and soundtracks respectively, not mambos Questions of authenticity shouldn't keep you from having a good time -- this 14-cut compilation is fun, sometimes hot Latin-pop dance music of the '50s and '60s, intelligently assembled and sequenced.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/20/1996
  • Label: Dcc Compact Classics
  • UPC: 010963009323
  • Catalog Number: 93

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Tierra Va Tembla (2:40)
  2. 2 Babalu (2:55)
  3. 3 Cuba Libre (2:56)
  4. 4 Gopher (2:14)
  5. 5 Guaglione (2:55)
  6. 6 Mambo No. 5 (2:50)
  7. 7 Mambo Rock (2:11)
  8. 8 Tequila - Lenny Dee (2:57)
  9. 9 Boo Qui, Woo Qui (2:23)
  10. 10 The Peanut Vender (4:40)
  11. 11 Dansero (2:13)
  12. 12 Perfidia (2:35)
  13. 13 Caravan (2:39)
  14. 14 Absinthe (3:20)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Yma Sumac Track Performer
Xavier Cugat Track Performer
Richard Hayman Track Performer
Hugo Montenegro Track Performer
Pérez Prado Track Performer
Duke Ellington Track Performer
Miguelito Valdés Track Performer
August Colon Track Performer
John Buzon Trio Track Performer
Machito & His Afro-Cubans Track Performer
Lina Romay Track Performer
Belmonte & His Afro-American Music Track Performer
Technical Credits
David Kasdorf Liner Notes
Steve Hoffman Mastering
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