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Acerina/Perez PradoMano A Mano Vol 2 ... LP
Dimsa (Mexico), 1969. Very Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some aging and small seam splits.)

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Leo AcostaCumbias Y Piropos – Ritmos Espectaculares! ... LP
Fiesta, Mid 60s. Sealed ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Afro Blues Quintet Plus OneNew Directions ... LP
Mira, Late 60s. Very Good ... $14.99
Great work by one of the grooviest groups on the LA 60s scene! The Afro Blues Quintet have a blend of soul jazz and Latin styles that's similar to the best 60s work by Cal Tjader, or to records by small combos like the Quartette Tres Bien or The Latin Jazz Quintet. Lots of grooves have a nice ... (Jazz, Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Afro Latin SoultetWild! ... LP
Tower, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $28.99
Madly romping Latin from this obscure group led by pianist Phil Moore III – a combo who effortlessly groove through a blend of boogaloo, Latin jazz, and plenty of percussion-heavy exotica – all in a style that's very much their own! There's a loose and free feel here that's far ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear, aging, some pen on front, and a cutout mark.)

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AlcioneVamos Arrepiar! ... LP
RCA (Mexico), 1982. Very Good+ ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Laurindo Almeida & The DanzanerosHappy Cha Cha Cha ... LP
Capitol, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
(Now Sound, Latin) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono rainbow label pressing.)

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Ernesto AquinoSans-Souci ... LP
Bravo, Early 60s. Very Good ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black & gold label pressing. Cover has a split top seam, half split spine, and a center split in the bottom seam.)

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Luis ArcarazCita Con Luis Arcaraz ... LP
RCA (Mexico), Mid/Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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Fred Astaire Dance Studio OrchestraMerengues & Mambos ... LP
RCA, 1959. Very Good ... $8.99
Not a Fred Astaire vocal record – and instead some very groovy Latin material recorded under his name! LP, Vinyl record album

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Carlos AverhoffSolamente Con Amor ... LP
Areito (Cuba), 1987. Very Good+ ... $19.99
(Jazz, Latin) LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Cover has an ink stamp and appears to have been inscribed by the artist on front.)

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AztecaPyramid Of The Moon ... LP
Columbia, 1973. Very Good ... $11.99
A really special record from a really special group – one of two sublime 70s gems from Azteca – a wicked blend of jazz, funk, Latin, and soul – all put together by a young Coke Escovedo! Coke's ostensibly the leader of the group, but there's also a richly collaborative feel going ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Cover has a large rip on the bottom left corner.)

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Dave BacalLatin Touch Of Dave Bacal ... LP
Crown, Late 50s. Sealed ... $6.99
We don't know much about Dave Bacal, but we do know that this is a nice album of Latiny groovers, played by Dave on the Hammond, with backing that has a good percussive sound. The style's a mix of Latin and Exotica, and since the record was recorded in the Hollywood scene of the 50s, you can ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing.)

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Ballet Folklorico De MexicoBallet Folklorico De Mexico (2LP set) ... LP
RCA, 1960s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $13.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In the fuzzy cover, with some surface wear, light stains, and a split bottom seam. Includes the booklet.)

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Ray BarrettoAcid ... LP
Fania, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
A monster! If you buy one Latin record this year – make it this one – because it's one of the greatest ever recorded! Ray's late 60s Acid album is a landmark recording – a sublime mixture of Latin jazz, percussion, and soul – grooving hard in a variety of styles, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ray BarrettoHard Hands ... LP
Fania, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
Killer stuff all around! This album's a monster – one of Ray's greatest, with the same sort of Latin Soul groove heard famously on his classic Acid LP. The record has Ray cutting across many genres – blending Latin, soul, jazz, and a slight bit of funk – all into a set of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ray BarrettoLa Cuna ... LP
CTI, 1981. Near Mint- ... $16.99
A nice jammer from the "second wind" period of CTI – and a strong return to Latin jazz for Ray! The set's a great mixture of smooth CTI electric funk and Latin-oriented grooves – and it features work by Ray on congas and percussion, plus a list of players that includes Tito ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ray BarrettoQue Viva La Musica ... LP
Fania, 1972. Very Good+ ... $34.99
Fantastic stuff from Ray Barretto – and one of his most sophisticated albums of the 70s! The album mixes together rootsy percussion and smoother jazzy arrangements – in a manner that keeps things fresh at all points, and which shifts the focus nicely from track to track – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Venezuelan pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Los BarrocosSin Tiempo Ni Espacio ... LP
Disc Jockey (Argentina), 1974. Near Mint- ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent Mexican reissue on La Ciruela Electrica. Cover has a lightly bent corner.)

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Rubens BassiniRitmo Fantastico ... LP
Pawal (Brazil), 1960. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Fantastic rhythms from percussionist Rubens Bassini – a set that has all the raw live energy of a Latin jazz jam session, but which also carries some of the sweet touches of the bossa nova scene in Brazil – a really wonderful mixing of modes that makes the album a gem all the way ... (Brazil, Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Whatmusic pressing – out of print. Includes insert.)

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Joe BataanCall My Name (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), 2005. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Joe Bataan is alive and well – and to our ears, the king of Latin Soul is sounding better than he has in decades! This tasty little set really takes us back to Joe's classic work for Fania – but it's also got a slightly different twist – one that shows a new younger appreciation ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ben His Tumba & His OrchestraLet's Cha Cha Cha ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
A tight set of French-recorded cha cha tracks – issued here for the US market! Titles include "I Want To Be Happy", "Paradis Bolero", "Love In Porofino", "Achoo Cha Cha", "Tierra Y Luna Cha Cha", and "Porque No". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Billo's Caracas BoysBillo's Caracas Boys ... LP
RCA (Mexico), Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Stanley Black & His OrchestraMusic Of Ernesto Lecuona (10 inch LP) ... LP
London (UK), 1950. Very Good- ... $14.99
(Jazz, Latin) LP, Vinyl record album

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Ruben BladesCrossover Dreams ... LP
Elektra, 1986. Near Mint- ... $6.99
(Soundtracks, Latin) LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a hype sticker.)

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Ruben BladesMetiendo Mano ... LP
Fania, 1977. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Willie Colon declares Ruben Blades as the champ on the cover of this early solo set – and for good reason too, as the album's one of Blades' best! There's a clear, clean simplicity to the record that's totally wonderful – a purity of vision before some of Ruben's later crossover ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Nicaraguan pressing. Cover has a split top seam and spine.)
Also available Metiendo Mano ... CD 8.99

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Willie BoboBobo Motion ... LP
Verve, 1967. Very Good ... $11.99
Bobo Motion is groovy motion – heard here on one of Willie's best albums for Verve from the late 60s – a really unique blend of jazz, Latin, and soul-based rhythms! The set's even tighter than some of Willie's other Verve records – and like the classic Uno Dos Tres, it's got some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, some aging along the opening, and light wear.)

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Willie BoboJuicy ... LP
Verve, 1967. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Hard soulful Latin from the great Willie Bobo! The record's an extremely tasty blend of cuts that mix hard Latin grooving with a swinging 60s pop feel – all filtered through the crossover genius of late 60s Verve. There's lots of great boogaloo groovers, shing-a-ling rhythms, and a tight no- ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Willie BoboSpanish Grease ... LP
Verve, 1965. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
Groovy groovy Latin soul from Willie, with the requisite mix of originals and pop/soul covers that you'd find on the best of his Verve albums. There's a nice instrumental version of "It's Not Unusual", plus other groovers like "Spanish Grease", "Blues In the Closet", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing, with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has wear and splitting.)

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Jack Bongo BurgerEnd On Bongos ... LP
Hi Fi, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $16.99
A sweet set from that great record moment when Latin styles were coming into play with the hipper sounds of the bachelor pad world! Jack "Bongo" Burger was a west coast percussionist with a very similar style to Jack "Mr Bongo" Costanzo – and in fact, since they're both ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has some surface wear, splitting in the top seam, and a Stereo sticker on front.)

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Elena BurkeDe Lo Que Te Has Perdido ... LP
Areito (Cuba), Early 80s. Very Good ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a Varadero 81 sticker.)

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Cachao/Juliu Guiterrez/Fajardo/Nino RiveraComplete Cuban Jam Sessions (180 gram pressing – 5LP set) ... LP
Panart/Craft, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 5LP ... $99.99 114.99
An incredible collection of records – a series of albums that forever changed the sound of Latin music around the world! These five sets were all cooked up in the changing Cuban scene at the start of the 60s – where musicians were getting looser and freer, with a sound that was quite ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Pressed on 180 gram vinyl at RTI – cut from the analog masters!)

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Joe CainLatin Explosion (aka Latin Au Go Go) ... LP
Time, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of the few albums ever issued as a leader by the great Joe Cain – a wonderful Latin arranger with a really mad ear for a groove! Cain's approach is often quite choppy in the rhythms – short, hard, and very very sharp – then topped with sweeter, jazzier lines – played on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Papa CanditoPapa Candito En Pa Todo El Ano ... LP
Fragoso, Late 60s. Very Good ... $24.99
One of the rare 60s groovers from Papa Candito – with titles that include "Pancho's Mambo", "Tu Amor Me Esta Matando", "Tombola", "Never On Sunday", "Jala Jala", and "Pirulero". LP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover has some aging, but the front looks great!)

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Eddie CanoHere Is The Fabulous Eddie Cano ... LP
Reprise, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Not as all-out Latin as some of Eddie's other records – but a killer batch of tunes played in his firey style! Eddie's a monster on the piano – hitting the keys with intensely rhythmic lines, backed here by bass, drums, and percussion, and riffing in a style that's at once fast and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Deep groove pressing. Cover has clear tape along the top & bottom seams, light surface wear, and a cutout grommet.)

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Eddie Cano & His QuintetBrought Back Live From PJ's ... LP
Dunhill, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
Stunning stuff – and one of the best-ever Latin soul albums of all time! Despite the fact that Eddie Cano's earlier albums are more in a Latin easy mode, this late 60's side for Dunhill is totally smoking – and probably his greatest album ever! Forgive the superlatives, but we're ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Cawanda's GroupTaboo ... LP
Promenade, Late 50s. Very Good ... $11.99
Percussive exotic material, with lots of drums and chanting, in the style of work by Chaino, or some of Sabu's less jazz-oriented stuff. The back cover has photos of the session, which give it a very savage party sort of look – but the overall effect is that of a tamer, almost ethnographic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear with a center split top seam.)

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Federico CervantesHeard Around The World Vol 1 ... LP
Forever Jewell, 1976. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A sweet trumpet-led quartet – with some nice Latin rhythms! All tracks are originals, too – and titles include "Uruguay Uruguay", "Docks In Valparaiso", "Romelia", "Little Boogum", "Out Of Civilization", and "Cerca De Irazu". (Jazz, Latin) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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ChaquitoBig Band Cha Cha ... LP
Perfect, Early 60s. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
An excellent set of early 60s Latin tracks – one that comes in a package that makes it look like a cheap knock-off, but which is quite strong all the way through. Chaquito's got a percussion driven Latin jazz ensemble that certainly works in the "big band" style alluded to in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has clear tape holding the seams and spine.)

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Charanga CasinoCharanga Casino (1979) ... LP
SAR, 1979. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s Mexican pressing.)

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Charanga De La 4Charanga De La 4 ... LP
SAR, 1979. Very Good+ ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Charanga De La 4Mas Charanga Que Nunca! ... LP
SAR, 1988. Very Good+ ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Chicha LibreSonido Amazonico (2LP pressing with etched side) (2019 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Barbes, 2008. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99
A new take on the older chica groove – a slightly romping rhythm that's almost a South American take on Tex Mex modes! The sound here has a nicely old-style feel – despite contemporary origins of the recording – and instrumentation is heavy on keyboards, including Electravox, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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CliquesSalsa Hits ... LP
Alpha/ARC (Philippines), Mid 70s. Very Good ... $19.99
(Soul, Latin) LP, Vinyl record album

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Buddy ColletteJazz Heat Bongo Beat ... LP
Crown, 1959. Very Good- ... $4.99
A little bit Latin, a little bit jazz, a little bit loungey – and a lotta bit groovy! LA flute jazzer Buddy Collette leads the session, and it's got a nice groove that mixes the piano of Eddie Cano with guitar by Tommy Tedesco and a blend of jazz drumming and Latin percussion. The record ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has wide white tape along the spine and seams.)

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Johnny ColonPortrait Of Johnny ... LP
Cotique, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A stunning portrait of one of the best young artists on the New York Latin scene at the end of the 60s! Johnny Colon initially cooked up a groove with a run of some really important Latin Soul albums – and here, as the 70s come on, he's moving into smoking salsa territory with all the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Willie ColonBig Break ... LP
Fania/Get On Down, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 22.98
A mid 70s classic from Willie Colon – continuing the progression of "gangster" image by supposedly having him break out of prison! (Previously, Willie had been brought to justice on the Juicio album – but now on the loose, is described in a wanted poster on the cover – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Willie ColonCosa Nuestra (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fania (France), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 22.98
A monster album of 70s salsa – and one that has bad boy Willie Colon taking the Latin world by storm – forging the new sound that would push him and the New York scene into the frontline of 70s Latin! Willie's got a strength on the set that's very much in keeping with his machine gun ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Willie ColonEl Malo ... LP
Fania, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
Great stuff – and a very sharp album cut by Willie during the Latin soul era, featuring a bunch of tracks that veer more towards the boogaloo side of things than his later albums! The groove is nice and hard – stripped down with the youthful energy that Willie brought to the scene at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available El Malo (remastered edition) ... CD 12.99

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Willie ColonHustler ... LP
Fania, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Brilliant early work from a young Willie Colon – a true hustler if there ever was one! The album has an amazing energy that really bridges a number of Latin scenes – it's part descarga jamming, part Latin soul, and part traditional Latin – put together with a no-nonsense approach ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Willie ColonWillie ... LP
Fania, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
A solid 70s session from Willie Colon – a combination of a few tracks from previous efforts, mixed with other new ones, all featuring lead vocals by the wonderful Hector Lavoe! The work on the album's the kind that was so influential at the time, it's almost hard to hear how important it was ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Willie Colon & Ismael MirandaDoble Energia ... LP
Fania, 1980. Very Good+ ... $16.99
Willie Colon helps Ismael Miranda get a new sense of energy in his music – backing the vocalist here with a tight set of salsa backings that are every bit the best Colon sound of the late 70s! The arrangers here are varied – and include Luis Cruz, Marty Sheller, and Luis Garcia – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Conjunto MafasoliCorazon De Papel ... LP
Fermata, 1968. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Los ConsulesDesde Chicago Con Los Consules ... LP
Sono Hits, 1970s. Very Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover appears to have been signed by the group director.)

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Orlando ContrerasContreras ... LP
Mate, 1974. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Orlando Contreras sings with the orchestra of Armando Mena, and titles include "Sin Miseria", "Legislando", "Ni Cenizas"," Un Fenomeno", "Algun Dia Volvere", "Sin Tus Cadenas", and "Amor Desnudo". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bit of tape on the seams, and some light wear.)

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Orlando ContrerasHablemos De Los Dos Orlando Contreras Con La Orquesta De Javier Fazquez ... LP
Teca, Early 70s. Very Good ... $4.99
Titles include "La Tierra Del Eden", "La Chica De La Boutique", "Senor Por Que", "Mi Cuba Bella", and "Psicologia". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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Jack Costanzo/Andre's Cuban All StarsAfro-Cubano ... LP
Norgran, Early 50s. Very Good ... $59.99
An incredible album of Latin jazz! Both sides are fantastic, and the LP assembles material from two earlier sessions issued on 10" LPs. The Jack Costanzo side features some of his best work – searing west coast Latin material, played with soloists like Bill Holman, Gerald Wiggins, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label Norgran pressing with deep groove, and the trumpeter logo. Cover has light wear.)

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CoyoteCoyote ... LP
Buena Suerte, 1972. Very Good+ ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe CubaSteppin' Out ... LP
Seeco, Early 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Seminal early work from the legendary Joe Cuba – highly percussive Latin tracks, served up in a small combo mode that really helped pave the way for the Latin Soul generation! Joe's shaking off most of Latin tradition here – going for a tightly focused sound that features plenty of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe Cuba SextetBang! Bang! Push! Push! Push! ... LP
Tico, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A Latin classic from the word "bang"! This album was the one that busted Joe Cuba out of the Latin ghetto – into the sound of 60s soul, early funk, and beyond. The record's a stone winner – filled with boogaloo tracks delivered by Joe's firey young sextet, a killer ensemble ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Bang! Bang! Push! Push! Push! ... LP 19.99

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Joe Cuba SextetBang! Bang! Push! Push! Push! ... LP
Tico, 1966. Very Good- ... $19.99
A Latin classic from the word "bang"! This album was the one that busted Joe Cuba out of the Latin ghetto – into the sound of 60s soul, early funk, and beyond. The record's a stone winner – filled with boogaloo tracks delivered by Joe's firey young sextet, a killer ensemble ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing. Cover has a worn bottom right corner.)
Also available Bang! Bang! Push! Push! Push! ... LP 9.99

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✨✧ Joe Cuba SextetRecuerdos De Mi Querido Barrio – Memories Of My Beloved Neighborhood ... LP
Tico, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $16.99
A strong album from the early 70's one that has Joe Cuba playing in less of a Latin soul vein, and more of a hard-hitting Latin one. Joe's still got his classic sextet cracking along – with Alberto Delgado on vibes, Jimmy Sabater on timbales and vocals, and Alfredo Rodriguez on piano – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Cover has a promo stamp, some staining along the opening, and light wear.)

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Caridad Cuervo Con El Conjunto CaneyHoy Canto A Cuba ... LP
Orbe, 1980. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Caridad Cuervo sings with Conjunto Caney – on titles that include "Ercuerdame Siempre", "Ballaremos", "El Amorometro", "Hoy Canto A Cuba", "Lalle Lalle", and "Yo Soy Carinoso". LP, Vinyl record album
(Appears to be a Colombian pressing.)

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Xavier CugatBang! Bang! ... LP
Decca, 1966. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A real turn to hipper territory for Xavier Cugat – a move away from more familiar Latin modes, and into a range of groovy sounds for the 60s! There's still a bit of the classic vamp we've come to know and love in Cugie – but the rhythms are leaner overall, and swing with some great mod ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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Xavier CugatBest Of Cugat ... LP
Mercury, 1961. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $2.99
We're not sure that this was actually a "greatest hits" because it's hard to find these tracks turning up elsewhere but it's a nice batch of lighthearted Latin dance tracks in any case. Tracks include "Mama Inez", "Tea For Two", "Taboo", "Sway", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing.)

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Xavier CugatCha Cha Cha ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing. Cover has some wear with partially split seams.)

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✨✧ Xavier CugatChile Con Cugie ... LP
RCA, 1959. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Xavier Cugat turns his hit Latin sound to tunes from Mexico – working his way through medleys of traditional tunes, all given a late 50s zip, plus shorter numbers that work equally well in his choppy, percussive style. Titles include "Cielito Lindo", "Ay Jalisco No Te ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Living Stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Xavier CugatCugat Caricatures ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Silly title – but a great album, with Cugie playing relatively straight Latin versions of 60s pop hits. A few of the tunes are a bit silly, but there's less of the goofiness that "caricatures" might imply. Titles include "Papa Loves Mambo", "Night Train", " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red label pressing with deep groove.)

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Xavier CugatCugat Cavalcade ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
One of Cugie's more popular albums – and a record that has him re-recording older hits for the hi-fi generation. There's not that much hi and fi on the record, as the groove's pretty much in the older style – but the newer recordings were done in a stereo setting, which makes for a bit ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Xavier CugatCugat In France, Spain & Italy ... LP
RCA, 1960. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Xavier CugatCugat Plays Continental Hits ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice F:35d "Perfect Presence Sound" pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Xavier CugatCugat's Golden Goodies ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Very Good ... $1.99
A collection of tunes that Cugat has made famous but that are updated with what the liner notes call a "60s rhythm" – which seems to mean that some songs now have a Bossa Nova edge to them. There are a total of 12 songs and they range from being bossa, cha-cha, rhumba, bolero and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has a few small spots or residue and a spot of stuck-on paper.)

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Xavier CugatCugi's Cocktails ... LP
Mercury, 1963. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Cugat and cocktails – what could be better? The set's a bit later than Xavier Cugat's classic vintage – but in a really nice way, one that has him opening up with some groovy 60s rhythms! The style is still heavily Latin, but there's also some nice influences from bossa nova and some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo black label pressing with deep groove.)

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Xavier CugatDance Parade (10 inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, 1949. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has split seams and some aging.)

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Xavier CugatKing Plays Some Aces ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good+ ... $5.99
A set recorded by RCA in 1958 – featuring a few new numbers, plus a number of classics, redone by Cugie in a nice jazzy style that we like better than his earlier work! Sid Ramin did a few arrangements for the record – and titles include "Mambo No 5", "Baia", "G ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Living Stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Xavier CugatMerengue By Cugat ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A nice shift in style for Cugat – some very unusual rhythms! LP, Vinyl record album
(80s CBS International pressing in a yellow border cover.)

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✨✧ Xavier CugatMost Popular Movie Hits As Styled By Cugat ... LP
Mercury, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Cugie turns his classic Latin sound to a number of older compositions from films – like "Moon River", "High Noon", "La Dolce Vita", "Guns Of Navarone", "Al Di La", and "Flying Down To Rio". Not entirely a classic Latin session, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Xavier CugatXavier Cugat Plays The Music Of Ernesto Lecuona ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $0.99
A nice session that's one of Cugie's more serious ones for Mercury. The album features nothing but compositions written by the legendary Cuban songwriter Ernesto Lecuona, most of which ("Dust On the Moon", "Jungle Drums", "Siboney", "The Breeze & I") you' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label mono promo with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Xavier Cugat & His OrchestraCugat in Spain ... LP
RCA, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Cugat plays a host of cha cha versions of Spanish songs, like "Granada", "El Beso", "Playera", "Malaguena", and "Ritual Fire Dance". The sound is the same as his other 50's stuff, with excellent RCA production, and a good choppy groove in the cha ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and a hype sticker.)

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✨✧ Xavier Cugat & His OrchestraCugat's Favorite Rhumbas (10 Inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, Early 50s. Very Good- ... $1.99
Classic early American work – with titles that include "Begin The Beguine", "Say Si Si", "La Paloma", "Cielito Lindo", "Besame Mucho", "Green Eyes", and "La Golondrina". LP, Vinyl record album
(In the yellow cover.)

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Xavier Cugat and His OrchestraViva Cugat! ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Very Good- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Nice later material by Cugie – recorded slightly before his 60s pop excursions, and with a sound that retains a lot of his original conception, but which touches it with some nice exotic hi-fi production. Titles include "Siboney", "Anna", "Jungle Drums", "Ju ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Perfect Presence Sound pressing with deep groove. Vinyl plays with a click on side one, tracks four and five.)

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Oscar D'Leon & Dimension LatinaDos Colosos En Concierto ... LP
Top Hits, 1981. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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(Mexican pressing on Trebol. Cover has a bumped corner and a light mark from sticker removal.)

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Claudia De ColombiaRomance Suramericano ... LP
CBS (Colombia), 1977. Very Good+ ... $19.99
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(Includes the heavy inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Alfredo De La Fe Y Su OrquestaSalsa & Charanga (Mexican pressing) ... LP
Discos Fuentes (Mexico), 1991. Sealed ... $19.99
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Dianne & CaroleFeeling The Pain ... LP
Speed, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
One of the weirdest, coolest Latin Soul albums we've ever heard – the only offering ever from the duo of Dianne & Carole – two female singers who come off with a great deal of enthusiasm on the set! That's our way of saying that the ladies are a bit rough on the vocals – but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Horace Diaz & Los AmigosSinging Cha Cha Cha ... LP
Kapp, 1961. Very Good ... $6.99
An obscure Latin set on Kapp – with Horace Diaz and Los Amigos – a group with a nice touch of jaz! Titles include "Kissproof Lips", "Oh Johnny Oh Johnny Oh", "Take It Easy", "Charley My Boy", "Watermelon Heart", and "I Want A Guy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Barbarito DiezAsi Bailaba Cuba Vol 6 ... LP
Panart, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $16.99
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(US pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and a few small stains on the back.)

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Oscar D'LeonAl Frente De Todos ... LP
TH, 1980. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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(Mexican pressing on Trebol.)

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Oscar D'LeonEl Mas Grande ... LP
TH, 1979. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Tight work from this famous salsa bassist – with titles that include "Me Dejo", "Bravo De Verdad", "El Baile De Suavecito", "Niebla Del Riachulo", "Mi Bajo Y Yo", and "Tu Son". LP, Vinyl record album

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Oscar D'LeonLos 15 Exitos De Oscar D'Leon (El Salsero Mayor) ... LP
TH/Trebol (Mexico), 1983. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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(Cover has a center split in the spine.)

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Oscar D'Leon Y Su Salsa Mayor2 Sets Con Oscar ... LP
Top Hits, 1977. Very Good ... $11.99
Tight salsa from bassist/leader Oscar D'Leon – with vocals by Leo Pacheco, and tracks that include "Mata Siguaraya", "Porque Sera", "Juramento", "Huele A Quemao", "Mi Facultad", and "El Manicero". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing on Musart/Trebol. Cover has small seam splits.)

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✨✧ Manuel DorantesNumero Uno ... LP
Sitar Sound, 1983. Very Good+ ... $24.99
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Dos SantosLogos ... LP
International Anthem, 2018. New Copy ... $20.99 22.99
A fantastic album from this groundbreaking Latin combo from Chicago – one who've got an inclusive spirit that grabs together so many different elements of music and unifies them as one! The style isn't quite salsa, isn't Latin rock or jazz – but instead has so many strands of sounds ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tita Duval Y El Nuevo Ritmo De Bobby ReyCumbias Internacionales (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Discos Fuentes/Vampi Soul (Spain), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99
A cumbia record with a very unusual groove – served up by Argentine star couple Tita Duval and Roberto Rey, who were both living in Colombia during the 70s – where they clearly felt free to mess with lots of the usual modes of the local style! The record's definitely a cumbia set in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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El ChicanoViva Tirado ... LP
Kapp, 1970. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Amazing stuff – and the beginning of a strong tradition of west coast funky Latin groups! El Chicano were one of a number of groups to emerge from LA of the 60s – rising forth on a wave of Mexican American pride to come up with a west coast version of the Latin Soul sound that had been ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a faded marker on back.)

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El Gran ComboTu Querias Boogaloo? – Toma Boogaloo!/You Wanted Boogaloo? – Take Boogaloo! ... LP
Gema, Late 60s. Very Good ... $24.99
El Gran Combo are well known for their work in many styles – but it's their boogaloo work that really sends us, and this album's full of boogaloo tracks! The group's at their best in the format – tight, hard, and lean – and although their take on boogaloo is a bit different than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has minor seam splitting and light surface wear.)

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El GusanoFantasia Del Barrio ... LP
Discos Joey, 1975. Near Mint- ... $16.99
(Rock, Latin) LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent limited reissue on Heavy Light, #0167/1000, including the insert.)

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Susana EstradaAmor Y Libertad ... LP
Divucsa/Espacial (Spain), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99
A slinky soulful groover from Susana Estrada – a Spanish singer, but one with a great ear for American club – as you'll hear on this classic set from the start of the 80s! Given her looks, and her legacy on screen, Susana's somewhat in the mode of the "porn star singing disco" ... (Soul, Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Estrellas De AreitoEstrellas De Areito Vol 1 ... LP
Areito (Cuba), Late 70s. Very Good ... $14.99
Long tracks with a nice jam session feel – all directed by the great Juan Pablo Torres! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Estrellas De AreitoEstrellas De Areito Vol 4 ... LP
Areito (Cuba), Late 70s. Very Good ... $14.99
Long tracks with a nice jam session feel – all directed by the great Juan Pablo Torres! LP, Vinyl record album
(Side 2 plays with light surface noise for the first minute or so.)

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Jose FajardoSenor Charanga ... LP
Fania (Mexico), 1980. Sealed ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing in a unique cover.)
 
 



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