Semana Vallenata dia 6
Gilberto Torres y su Conjunto vol. 3
Mancornas de Plata, Victoria 1974

tracks ;

01 – Rio seco
02 – Obsesion
03 – Charanga en la costa
04 – Corazon que llora
05 – Recuerdos del campo
06 – Aracataca tiene
07 – Buscando un cariño
08 – La realidad
09 – Arbol veranero
10 – Te di mi amor
11 – Mancornas de plata
12 – Navidad feliz

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Semana Vallenata dia 5
Fermin Atencio y su Conjunto – Charanga con Sabor
Victoria LPC-3517

Until now I have posted four vallenato albums this past week and
giving space to six better known artists. The other three days I think
it is a good idea to lend the stage to some lesser known but wonderful
artists. Today I’d like to introduce Fermin Atencio. Unfortunately we can’t
find anything about the man on the world wide web. We’ll have to settle
for the music only.

This elpee is so thin that when I was cleaning it I broke it.
The first three numbers were destroyed. I was lucky I already recorded
track one and two. I didn’t want to cancel the post completely so I
recorded the tracks that were still okay. We lost four tracks.

Tot dusver heb ik vier vallenato albums gepost deze week en daarmee
een podium geboden aan zes tamelijk bekende artiesten. De overige
drie dagen van deze Vallenato Week geven we de aandacht eens aan
iets minder bekende artiesten. Vandaag is de beurt aan fermin Atencio.
Op het web is over hem helaas niets te vinden daarom zullen we het met
de muziek moeten doen.

Deze plaat is zo dun en kwetsbaar dat ik hem tijdens een schoonmaakbeurt
heb gebroken. Stom, stom, ik was te ruw. Ik had gelukkig de eerste twee
nummers al opgenomen want die zijn vernield. Ik wilde de post niet
helemaal opgeven en heb de resterende tracks daarom nog wel
opgenomen. We zijn vier van de twaalf nummers kwijt geraakt.

tracks ;

01 – Mujeres por millones
02 – Charanga guajira
03 – Esa golondrina
04 – Bailando y gozando
05 – tengo un sentimiento
06 – Sufre y llora
07 – Carmencita
08 – Paloma mensajera

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Semana Cubana
Pupi and his Charanga
Remo Records 1965

pupi-front

tracks ;

01 – El platanal de bartolo
02 – Zapatero
03 – Por eso no debes
04 – Un caramelo para margot
05 – Alma de mujer
06 – Son de la loma
07 – La ruñidera
08 – El tunel
09 – La barca
10 – No hace falta papel
11 – Consuelate como yo
12 – Yo no camino mas

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Calixto ochoa y su Conjunto – Don Calixto
Delujo 1975

calixto-ochoa-front

I guess yesterdays post was a bit too much for some. Let’s get
back to the music everybody can handle. Calixto Ochoa already
found a crowd of enthusiastics the last time he visited us here.

Tja, wij Hollanders schrikken niet zo snel van een kleine openbaring.
kennelijk was mijn post van gisteren iets te veel voor sommigen. Geen
punt natuurlijk, we houden het gewoon bij de muziek, dan weten we zeker
dat niemand onwel wordt. Calixto Ochoa heeft al wat harten beroerd met
zijn fijne vallenato’s. Al is ook dit niet voor iedereen weggelegd. Ik ben er
in elk geval een grote liefhebber van. Voor wie er blij van wordt deze schijf
vinyl uit 1975 op Delujo. Weer zo’n heerlijk stukje Colombia voor ons mee-
gebracht door Sanjay. Dank je mijn vriend, ik zal weer eens wat meer van
dit soort plaatjes brengen, ze zijn een tijdje wat verwaarloosd geweest..

tracks ;

01 – La pesadilla
02 – El pollo callejero
03 – Arbolito sabanero
04 – Mayito
05 – Los altares
06 – Lirio rojo
07 – Mares de llanto
08 – Palomita volantona
09 – La naranjita madura
10 – Amor para siempre

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Aires Vallenatos – Various Artists
Carnaval / Victoria 1973

Aires Vallenatos, front

On monday july 13 I posted ‘Sabor Costeño’, an album with
five artists of which we find back three today. This is an lp
with 6 artists on the same label and from one year earlier.
Heliodoro martinez is the guy that hit me the most with
his great voice. The others however do not disappoint
as well. Going to Colombia for some crate digging is
something I’ve got on top of my wishlist..

tracks;

01 – Ciro Arroyo – El que la tenga que la goce
02 – Heliodoro Martinez – El pollo negro
03 – Alberto Montiel – Me esta dominando
04 – Ciro Arroyo – El viejito enamorado
05 – Heliodoro Martinez – La trampa
06 – Dario Carmaco – Charanga candela
07 – Heliodoro Martinez – El borracho
08 – Eligio Arroyo – Sapo con mucha pinta
09 – Dario Carmaco – Carta del pobre
10 – Heliodoro Martinez – Se daño mi suegra
11 – Alberto Montiel – Entristecido
12 – Pedro Nel perez – Adios 20 de enero

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Miguel Duran vol. 5
Grito Campesino
Victoria 1974

Miguel Duran, front

Hello, goodmorning, One of the best vallenato tracks I ever heard
was without doubt ‘India Matea’ by Miguel Duran. The album which
contains it is still on my most wanted list though. If you want to hear
it, you can find it on the lp ‘Fiesta Vallenata’ obtainable at this page.
For now, we’ve got us another record by Miguel Duran, it is from ’74
and appears on Victoria. Jivin’ rhythms and squeezebox ..guepa je..

tracks;

01 – Kilometro 15
02 – Tu cumpleaños
03 – Grito campesino
04 – La medicina
05 – Contestación a tres mujeres
06 – El resentido
07 – Mi negra
08 – El caso de miguel
09 – Lo que te pido
10 – Como hare para olvidar
11 – Puya na’ma
12 – Ni luto ni flores

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Anibal Velásquez y su Conjunto
El Ritmo y el Sabor,
Discomoda de Colombia 1978

Anibal Velasquez, front

Anibal Velasquez produced a huge pile of records. My
collection contains a bunch but there’s so much more
yet to discover. Today we have an album from 1978 on
which he appears multiple style, paseo, paseaíto,
cumbia, Ritmo cundé, charanga and pasebol.
Anibal still performs, it seems I missed him
when he was touring my country some
time ago. Who knows we’ll get
another chance.
Listen..

tracks;

01 – La sobrina de mi compadre
02 – Ay amor
03 – Bello lucerito
04 – El aguacero
05 – Los primeros dias
06 – La carta
07 – Se acabaron las velas
08 – Llora mi acordeon
09 – La india de la frontera
10 – Madre mia
11 – Leonor
12 – Tu vaiven

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Lito Barrientos y su Orquesta –
Very Very Well, Discos Fuentes

Lito Barrientos, front

Hello good morning, we are lucky to find a sunny day this
morning, spring is about to begin in the Netherlands and
that’s always a very nice time of year. The magnolia in my
frontgarden is almost bursting open, something we wait for
all year. Sunny weather asks for sunny music, let’s see..

This is the first appearance of Lito Barrientos at this page
and it contains some fine tunes. It brings songs in various
styles like cumbia, bomba, charanga, corrido and porro.
A typical slice of tropical Colombian sweetness, complete
with ‘mosaíco’, a range of songs melted together at the
end of the album. Get it now and listen yourself..

tracks;

01 – Caracol
02 – Ya voy toño
03 – Cumbia que te vas de ronda
04 – Rubiela
05 – Cumbia en do menor
06 – Charanga pa gozar
07 – Cumbia costeña
08 – Kijis konar
09 – A tu vera
– La india motilona
– Very very well
– Despeinada
– Festival en guarare
– La mafafa
– La sampa
– Negrito tapetuza

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Roberto de la Barrera y su Sonora
Vamos a Pachanguear! con los Cocacolos
Eco / Discos Fuentes 1990

Roberto de la Barrera, front

Roberto de la Barrera, pa' los Cocacolos

It’s a re-release from 1990 on Discos Fuentes, originally
released in 1965. It was one of the first contributions to
Colombia’s salsa movement. The small pic shows the
original cover of the album. Pachangas and charangas
con los Cocacolos, give’m a spin and a push..

tracks;

01 – Vamos a pachanguear
02 – Charanga loca
03 – La babucha
04 – Mi caleña
05 – Charanga campesina
06 – Vestio prestao
07 – La vieja nico
08 – Se formo
09 – Los cocacolos
10 – Pobre casimira
11 – Gozando la charanga
12 – Pachanga especial

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Cuarteto del Monaco –
Las Cuatro Fiestas, Asora

Cuarteto del Monaco, front

This sunday groovers, we’ve got an lp by Cuarteto del Monaco.
It is their first appearance here at the GG and it’s a good one.
Good idea to suggest posting this record Sanjay, it is a piece
of Colombian musical history with Adolfo Echeverria and his
group. It contains cumbias, guarachas, boleros, charanga,
porro and maxtranza. With Elías Paz – vocals, El Ñeñe García
– Guitar, Carlos Guardo – drums, Andrés García – percussion,
Nury Borrás – vocals, Angelito Monsalvo – guitar, Pedro Juan
Meléndez – vocals. Enjoy listening..

tracks;

01 – Las cuatro fiestas
02 – Mi cantar
03 – El cangrejo
04 – Si no te veo mas
05 – Buenas noches
06 – La cucaracha
07 – Bailando en carnaval
08 – La avispa
09 – Mino
10 – Psicosis
11 – Canto a maracaibo
12 – Nubia

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Que Siga el Baile – Various Artists
Regis / Victoria R-3062

Que Siga el Baile, front

Good morning groovers, I wasn’t able to see downloadnumbers exactly
as they are since the new page has come active. My engineers have
made it possible now and I must say it brought me some pleasant
surprises. For example, I did not expect Ases del Ritmo in our top 10,
same thing counts for Global Sampler vol. 43. It is on number 14, not
bad at all. The numbers give me an awesome insight on what’s most
popular here at the GG. I always figured that the albums that gained
the most comments were also the most downloaded ones but that
isn’t the case at all. This information is very valuable to me, it
helps me determine what to post.So lovers of Colombian music,
I am happy to see so many downloads in this section.
Enjoy this fine collector which contains
a number of great songs.

tracks;

1 Policarpo Calle – Solo fui el varon
2 Marciano Torres – La visita
3 Policarpo Calle – El tutumbao
4 Diego Espinoza – Que siga el baile
5 Marciano Torres – Bailala mayo
6 Miguel Duran – Pachanguera del sinu
7 Marciano Torres – La verdolaga
8 Policarpo Calle – Mi canoita
9 Diego Espinoza – La coronela
10 Policarpo Calle – Tierra adentro
11 Marciano Torres – El gallito
12 Miguel Duran – Abajo del platanal

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Los Corraleros – Ritmo de Colombia
Discos Fuentes 1968

Los Corraleros, front

Los Corraleros, label

What can I say ? You know I’m a lover of this type of
music. I could keep annoying you with superlatives
concerning this album but I really think it’s best if you
listen first and make up your own mind about it. Can
you tell us who you see on the frontsleeve ? I am sure
about two or three myself, how many do you know ?
By the way, this is an original old yellow Fuentes
label on a very thick and heavy slice of vinyl, wow..

tracks;

1 Casi nada, Eliseo Herrera
2 Busca tu hueco, Tony Zúñiga
3 Charanga costeña, Calixto Ochoa
4 Baila mi boogaloo, Lisandro Meza
5 La que a ti te gusta, Julio Erazo
6 Compae tomas, instrumental
7 Ritmo de colombia, Manuel Cervantes
8 Pompo manteca, Tony Zúñiga
9 La pintosa, Lisandro Meza
10 Duermete niño, Chico Cervantes
11 Gorrero pechugon, Julio Erazo
12 El espejo del chinito, Calixto Ochoa

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Plutarco Urrutia y su Conjunto – La Manguita Carnaval 1979

Plutarco Urrutia, front

I just knew one song by this artist, it came from a Discos Fuentes
collector and is called ‘Esperando a Patricia’. You might have found
it on my Colompilation vol.5. The lp we have here today was found
for us in Cartagena by my friend Sanjay who brought us loads of
wonderful albums already, it came home with him recently.
It is one of the rarest lp’s at the GG and I’m proud to
bring to you today. So, do not hesitate if you like
Colombian music, get it & spread it..

tracks;

1 El compae goyo
2 La viciosa
3 El sube y baja
4 Muchacha bonita
5 Hace tiempo
6 La manguita
7 Maria elena
8 Puente del amor
9 El toro cachon
10 Salsa y sabor

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Angel Vasquez y su Conjunto – La Gustadera
Discos Fuentes 1970

Angel Vasquez, front

Today’s contribution concerns a recent discovery. I heard
this lp and fel in love with it straight away. The combination
of acordeon, the strong rhythms, it’s roughness is just so
sweet. Angel Vasquez’s raw voice captured me instantly.
It may sound silly but I also love the image of the frontsleeve,
the simplicity of a yellow background with picture and text,
plain, simple and uncomplicated, big letters, it’s goood.
All together, a happy post,
get it & spread it..

tracks;

1 Sabalo caliente
2 Marucha
3 La gustadera
4 Fiestas cordobesas
5 Los sampayos
6 Chicha sabrosa
7 Chambacu
8 Pantalon caliente
9 El mosquito
10 El dia que te vi
11 Recuerdo al viento
12 Se atropella el castellano

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