Almanaque Musical Costeño vol. II
– Various Artists, Discos Fuentes

Almanaque, front

Fuentes label

Lately I’m so captured by vallenato that cumbia, gaita and
porro got neclected for a while. Let’s make up for the hiatus
and bring you a collector of coastal songs from the seventies.
It’s a thick slice of vinyl with the old yellow label just the way
we like’m best. This copy concerns a Venezuelan release, it
does not give a year however, if you should now please tell
us too. A variety of styles passes by, give
it a try and get it now..

tracks;

01 – Los Corraleros de Majagual – La javillita
02 – Coca y sus Exploradores – Fuego
03 – Los Candelosos – Cumbia jala
04 – Peregoyo y su Combo Vacana – La vaca loca
05 – Pedro Laza y sus Pelayeros – A goza la gaita
06 – Los Golden Boys – Sapo pepon
07 – Los Teenagers – Me lo prohibio el doctor
08 – Los Golden Boys – El pompo de las vocales
09 – Coca y sus Exploradores – Pa bailar
10 – Carlos Martelo y su Orquesta – La lagartija
11 – Julio Erazo y sus Guamaleros – Tana
12 – Calixto Ochoa y su Conjunto – Los sabanales

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Eddie Palmieri y su Conjunto ‘la Perfecta’El Molestoso, Alegre Records 1963

Eddie Palmieri, front

This is the second lp by latin pianist Eddie Palmieri and his group
‘La Perfecta’. They were the originators of a sound called ‘trombanga’,
introducing two trombones and a flute instead of trumpets. This contributed
a lot to their early sixties succes in the New York latin scene. Later it was
also used by artists such as Willie Colon and Manny Oquendo among others.
The vocals on this 1963 album are taken care of by Ismael Quintana. Enjoy..

tracks;

1   El molestoso
2   Asi es la humanidad
3   Lazaro y su microfono
4   Contento estoy
5   Sabroso guaguanco
6   Yo sin ti
7   Co un amor se borra otro amor
8   En cadenas
9   La gioconda
10  No critiques

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Beny Moré, Sonero Mayor vol. 4, Egrem/Areito 1982

This is not a career album but just a kind of ‘Best of’. Still it’s
a great way to learn about Beny Moré. Haven’t you heard him yet ?
One of Cuba’s highest mail voices, what subtle perfection, I
just love his mambo’s, uuhhh.

tracks;

1 Te quedaras
2 Encantado de la vida
3 En el tiempo de la colonia
4 Oh! Vida
5 Locas por el mambo
6 Mi chiquita quiere guarachar
7 Barbaro del ritmo
8 A media noche
9 Cinturita
10 Corazon rebelde
11 El bobo de la yuca
12 Me voy pa’el pueblo

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