Tag Archives: Latin

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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SONG OF THE DAY Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou – Ecoute Ma Melodie

“Take funk, soul, psychedelia and rumba, mix it up with a thick dose of heavy local rhythms and throw everything in a Benin grinder. The brew is then mixed up with hypnotic Farfisa solos, gritty guitar riffs, distorted bass lines, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Alfredito and His Orchestra -Turkish Delight

Alfredito Levy, also known as, Alan Levy, celebrated a career that spanned over a good couple of decades (from what I can gather) and yet its been a little tricky to find out who he was and what took him … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY (last one until Friday 14th) Los Pekenikes – Tren transoceánico a Bucaramanga

The Pekenikes were a Spanish psych-pop outfit that emerged in the late 1950’s. Signed to Spanish label Hispavox, the group released many albums and single over their lengthy career. Founded in 1959 by by brothers Alfonso Sáinz and Lucas Sáinz, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tito Puente – Tito on Timbales

Celebrating a career that spanned over fifty years Ernest Anthony Puente Jr., better known as Tito Puente, was a musician, songwriter, bandleader and record producer of Puerto Rican descent. His music has helped popularise Latin sounds over the decades and he … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY David Martial – Jerk Vidé

The absolute cheerful charm of today’s song is something to be celebrated and shared!! What a little bundle of sunbeams this sonic delight is!! I love those kaleidoscopic keys and their hypnotic dance, I love the range of those ecstatic … Continue reading

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