Tag Archives: Latin

SONG OF THE DAY Roger Roger and Nino Nardini – Malaysia

“There is no record quite like this one, and any fan of so-called lounge music or exotica should own this. For those fans of hep sounds and po-mo kitsch, you should have it too, but for those interested in the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hugo Blanco – Cumbia Con Arpa

Hugo César Blanco Manzo, better known as Hugo Blanco, was a Venezuelan musician, composer, producer and arranger whose musical style earned him worldwide recognition. Combining a sizzling fusion of Cuban music, salsa, merengue and joropo (a musical style resembling the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lecuona Cuban Boys – Hinodu

During the 1930’s and 1940’s, The Lecuona Cuban Boys were a very popular Cuban band with an impressive discography that spanned over decades! Founded by one of the most successful Cuban composers of all time, Ernesto Lecuona formed the band … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Edu Lobo – Viola Fora De Moda

This is the first time that I’ve ever heard of Edu Lobo & only the third time I’ve listened to today’s song, but I really like the dreamy, wistful feel that pours out of it & the taste of sunshine … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY La Sonora Dinamita – Ritmo Tropical

If there was one record I was determined to own, it was La Sonora Dinamita’s Ritmo! ….and find it I did!! All the way from Mexico it came and I was soooooooooooooooo chuffed when it turned up!! What I didn’t … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Compay Quinto – El Diablo

Whoa!! What a little sizzler this is! Sometimes you don’t know what you need until you find it and today’s song was just the thing! This little beauty has taken me down a very nice avenue of Latin delights!! Founded … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ranil – La Tuctuructia

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!  I’d like to open today’s post with all the best wishes for 2023 and a song that I could’ve sworn I’d featured before…but I haven’t!!! In fact, I was convinced I’d shared this album before too, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Soul Fantastics – Funky Puggin

Hark at this vibrant boogie wonder and trip the funk fantastic with The Soul Fantastics! Formed in Panama in the early 1970’s, this band consisted of Samuel Archer (vocals), Daniel Bulgin (vocals), Antonio Marshall (bass), Ricardo W. Stapple (drums), Guillermo A. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY La Logia Sarabanda – Guayaba

La Logia Sarabanda were a very groovy outfit hailing from Uruguay who were active in the early 1970’s. The were led and brought together by Argentinian pianist, composer and arranger, Miguel Leuber who, already an established figure in the La … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Pekenikes – Viento Inca

You may remember me featuring a track from the very cool Los Pekenikes last month (though if you are anything like me, you won’t remember last week), but I did!! I featured the absolute ear delight that is Tren transoceánico … Continue reading

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