SONG OF THE DAY Johnny Ventura Y Su Combo – Guajira Con Soul


Following on from last weeks Latin funk/Boogaloo theme, I’ve found this little beauty today!

Juan de Dios Ventura Soriano, a.k.a Johnny Ventura (or El Caballo Johnny Ventura) is a Dominican singer and band leader of merangue and salsa.  Embarking on a music career in 1959, he started he first began singing in several bands and in 1062 released his first LP!

Guajira Con Soul appears on his 1968 album, El Mamito, but I’m struggling to determine if this is its original release date? Either way this sizzling slice of Latin funk has all the right ingredients to make my ears dance and my hips sway!  Check it out above.

Advertisements

About The Listening Post Blog

The Listening Post Blog - A place to discover new sounds, where the music speaks for itself..
This entry was posted in Funk, latin world, Salsa, Soul and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Let me know your thoughts, leave comments here:

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.