Tag Archives: Latin

SONG OF THE DAY Dolor et Ses Étoiles – Bourrique La

Today’s little percussive sunbeam of joy was concocted and issued sometime in the 1960’s I believe? I merely speculate on this fact as information is sparse and details on both the band and song are very few and far between, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Aquarians – Jungle Grass

As far as chilled out music goes, this is one place I’d retreat into if I could literally be swallowed up by a song!! Listen to it! No rushing, no pressure, no stress….just laid-back coolness!!! Ahhh….please take me there!!! In … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Texao – La Pelea Del Gobernador

Hailing from Peru and named after a Peruvian flower (A Texao – commonly associated with the province of Arequipa, where the band originated), Los Texao were a garage rock band that specialised in all things psychedelic. Featuring band members, Feño … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Juca Chaves – Take Me Back To Piauí

Jurandyr Czaczkes, a.k.a Juca Chaves, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter whose musical career began the early 1960’s. Over the course of nearly 40 years, he’s celebrated an array of vibrant releases across a varied spectrum of labels. As is career progressed … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Earl Coleman and the Latin Love-In – Hippy Heaven

Curious lyrics and a song that’s caught my attention twice now, so I thought I’d share. Earl Coleman was a jazz singer born in Port Huron, Michigan in 1925. When he was 14 years old he moved to Indianapolis and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Traffic Sound – Meshkalina

Having heard today’s stomper a good while back, I could’ve sworn I’d already featured this but just as well I checked, it would appear that the wonders of Meshkalina has never made it onto the LP blog…until now! Traffic Sound … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY El Chicano – Viva Tirado

Emerging from LA in the late 1960’s, El Chicano were originally formed by Freddie Sanchez under the title, The VIP’s.  Their name change, which was altered soon after their formation, was taken from Chicano, a term for US citizens of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Orquesta Sensación – Tiene Sabor

Translating as “It Has Flavour”, today’s song does not disappoint in any way shape or form when it comes to stunning the senses with spice! Issued as the title track to the Orquesta Sensación’s 1959 album, Tiene Sabor is a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Trio Nago – O Jangadeiro

Originally known as the Trio Iracema, the Trio Nagô were a Brazilian band who formed in the early 1950’s. Active for nearly two decades, the band consisted of composer Evaldo Gouvêia, on guitar and vocals, guitarist/singer Mário Alves and vocalist/drummer Epaminondas … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Isaac Sasson – Chuma

For his latest record, Venezuelan singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Isaac Sasson pays tribute to the wonders of the natural realms. Summoning the sounds of the wind, birds, crickets, fallen leaves and the atmosphere of Venezuela’s capital, Caracas by night, Sasson also … Continue reading

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