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✨✧ Luis ArcarazWonderful One ... LP
RCA, 1957. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has a Special Issue stamp on back.)

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✨✧ Mike LaureMike Laure Y Sus Cometas ... LP
Musart, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Johnny AlbinoJohnny Albino Y Su Original Trio San Juan (aka Mar Y Cielo Vol 8) ... LP
Verne, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split top seam and spine, with some stuck-on paper.)

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✨✧ Los ChicosMujeriego ... LP
Dorado, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has split seams and a small sticker.)

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✨✧ Joey PastranaLet's Ball ... LP
Cotique/Get On Down, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 22.98
The title alone should make you want to pick this one up – as anyone with the guts to name a record Let's Ball back in the 60s really had something going! The album's one of the best of Joey Pastrana's early gems – a fierce little record that explodes with Latin Soul energy, and which ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ El ChicanoPyramid Of Love & Friends ... LP
MCA, 1975. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Tight Latin Funk from El Chicano – a bit slicker than some of their earlier albums, and with tracks that are a tad weak, but there are still plenty of fine moments. The title track "Pyramid" is a wonderful Latin groover – all instrumental, and in a slow Chicano funk mode ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Celio GonzalezCanciones Premiadas De Celio Gonzalez ... LP
Seeco, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Titles include "En El Balcon Aquel", "Humo", "No Te Miento", "Sin Pensar En Ti", "Por Que Te Quiero", and "Y No Me Enganes Mas". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing – with West Side Sound on back.)

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✨✧ MelcochitaEl Muerto Se Fue De Rumba ... LP
Zeida (Colombia), 1987. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Titles include "Bilongo", "Compay Gato", "Lagrimas Negras", "El Muerto Se Fue De Rumba", and "Kamaguay". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing, on Tibiri.)

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✨✧ Orchestra HarlowHarlow's Harem ... LP
Fania, Late 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
By the time of this album, Larry Harlow certainly could boast his own harem – as his Orchestra Harlow had been at the top of the New York scene for years, consistently one of the strongest groups in town! This album collects some of the best Orchestra Harlow tracks from earlier Fania records ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi – non-gatefold, but with a heavy cover and vinyl!)

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✨✧ Dianne & CaroleFeeling The Pain ... LP
Speed, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $18.99
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
(Japanese reissue pressing on Latin Fever – nice heavy cover!)

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✨✧ Willie RodriguezPuerto Rico Kid ... LP
Mary Lou, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $58.99
A classic from Willie Rodriguez – aka The Puerto Rico Kid – a trumpeter who can make a Latin set cook a lot harder than most of his contemporaries! There's a nicely rough feel to the record – a sense of energy that's almost boundless at times, and which doesn't seem willing to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing – with deep groove!)

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✨✧ Perez PradoPerez Prado Features The New Dance La Chunga By The Arthur Murrays ... LP
RCA, 1961. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Forget the white dudes on the cover – as the set's a very hip one from Perez Prado – featuring a hard new groove in "La Chunga" – and other nice originals too! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono pressing.)

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✨✧ Bobby ValentinSoy Boricua ... LP
Fania, 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A wonderfully progressive session from bassist Bobby Valentin – really moving into his own at this point, forging some sounds that would be crucial in the development of salsa in the 70s New York scene! The record features a group that pushes past the usual combo of this nature – with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original multi-colored label pressing – in great shape!)
Also available Soy Boricua (remastered edition) ... CD 24.99

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✨✧ Tito PuenteMambo Diablo ... LP
Concord, 1985. Very Good+ ... $8.99
A stone cooker from Tito Puente's great back to basics years of the 80s – a time when he was really moving towards the Latin jazz of his roots – working without any singers, or any contemporary gimmicks, and letting loose with tight combos and top-line jazz players! This set features ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ El Gran ComboDe Punta A Punta ... LP
EGC, 1971. Very Good+ ... $19.99
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✨✧ MachitoMambo Holiday ... LP
Harmony, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
An excellent Machito album – with a hard straight ahead sound that's way better than a lot of his other albums from the time! There's loads of great percussion on the record, and plenty of strong Afro-Cuban grooves, recorded in spare arrangements with a bit of echo on the mix to give the set ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Cal TjaderTjader Plays Mambo ... LP
Fantasy, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $11.99
Classic 50s west coast Latin grooves – played by Cal and a tasty Bay Area combo that includes Benny Velarde on timbales and conga, Manuel Duran on piano, and Carlos Duran on bass! The tracks are short, but have a tight group feel – really driving in a nicely rhythmic mode, with some ... (Jazz, Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing. Cover has some wear with some old tape alont the top & bottom seams.)

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✨✧ Cal TjaderLatin Kick ... LP
Fantasy, 1956. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Excellent 50s Latin work from Cal Tjader – and a set that boasts some especially nice tenor from the legendary Brew Moore! Moore's sound here anchors the date nicely – bringing in a bit more of a bottom sound than usual for a Cal Tjader Latin date – really rooting the record with ... (Jazz, Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing.)

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✨✧ Woody Herman & Tito PuenteHerman's Heat & Puente's Beat! ... LP
Everest, 1958. Very Good- ... $2.99
A great little meeting of Latin and jazz players – an oft-overlooked album in Puente's catalog of the time! The album features Woody leading a small group of jazz players – including Al Cohn, Paul Quinichette, Billy Byers, and Nick Travis – with extra timbales by Puente and ... (Jazz, Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Tito RodriguezInolvidable ... LP
TR, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Louie Ramirez & Ray De La Paz Y Su OrchestraCon Cache ... LP
Caiman, 1984. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Trumpets, piano, and plenty of percussion – a perfect backdrop for singer Ray De La Paz, set up here by the mighty Louie Ramirez, as he finds a whole new focus for his talents in the 80s! Louie's always been one of our favorite Latin leaders, no matter what the period or style – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing.)

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✨✧ Arsenio RodriguezArsenio Rodriguez Y Su Conjunto ... LP
Ansonia, Early 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Beautiful work from Arsenio Rodriguez – recorded in New York in the early 60s, with a sound and style that's a bit more subtle than some of his other albums – but a sound that's totally great! Singers include Raffi Martinez, Israel Castro, and Chewi Rivera – and the arrangements ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Eddie PalmieriSolito ... LP
Musica Latina, 1985. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A great set of salsa tunes played with a real jazz fire! The group's not credited on the back, but the album has a wonderful mix of hard percussion, free jazz soloing, and great work on trumpet and piano. Titles include "Justicia", "Solito", "Cada Vez Que Te Veo", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some notes in pen on back.)

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✨✧ Vicentico ValdesVicentico Valdes Con Trompetas Y Violines ... LP
Seeco, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
The great one sings with trumpets and violins – on titles that include "Dureme", "Porque Sera", "Mirame Y Dime", "Soy Feliz", "Pecado Y Redencion", "Tu No Hagas Caso", and "Es Tarde Ya". LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon label stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Ismael Rivera Y Sus CachimbosEsto Si Es Lo Mio ... LP
Tico, 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
A classic example of the power of the male vocalist in 70s New York Latin – as Ismael Rivera represents himself as a simple working class Puerto Rican on the front and back covers of the record, but steps out with a tremendous sense of majesty on his vocals for the set! The instrumentation ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has price sticker remnants and a stuck gatefold.)

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✨✧ Miami Sound MachinePrimitive Love ... LP
Epic, 1985. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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✨✧ El ChicanoCinco ... LP
MCA, 1974. Near Mint- ... $6.99
The group's fifth album – in case you couldn't guess by the title – and a still-strong batch of west coast Latin grooves! By this point, the group's become much more proficient vocally – and more of the songs are soul oriented than some of their earlier work, which tended to lean ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ El ChicanoCelebration ... LP
Kapp, 1972. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Sweet LA Latin soul from the great El Chicano! The album's still very much in the classic mode of their early years – with smoking organ and firey guitar chopped up by heavy timbales and percussion – and the band grooves hard in a stone Chicano groove that's great on just about every ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and minor wear.)

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoCan You Feel It ... LP
Atlantic, 1978. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Sweet sounds from the days when Fania Records was one of the greatest things going on the New York scene – and some of its key artists got a chance to work for other labels! This set's one of the best examples of that moment – as Ray Barretto steps out here in some sweet soulful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ El ChicanoThis Is El Chicano ... LP
Shadybrook, 1976. Very Good+ ... $7.99
An excellent bit of Latin funk from this cool LA group. The set includes a great cover of Mongo Santamaria's "Para Ti", with a cool bassline, good guitar grooves, and a nice funk sound, plus a great Latin number called "Ron Con Con". Other tracks include "Mello Hi", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Willie BoboNew Dimension ... LP
Verve, 1969. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Latin soul percussionist Willie Bobo hits a new dimension here – singing as well as playing timbales, hitting a groovy groove that's perfect for his rough and ready vocals! The track list is a mix of 60s soul covers and a few very tasty original tunes – all done in a mod style that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)
Also available New Dimension ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoTodo Se Vay Poder ... LP
Fania, 1984. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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✨✧ Earl ColemanEarl Coleman & The Latin Love In ... LP
Worthy, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A Latin monster – and one of our favorite albums from the New York scene! The record is the only one we've ever seen from pianist Earl Coleman – and it's a groove-happy fiesta that's every bit Spanish Harlem at its best. Earl's piano is flowing and free, and the band grooves through ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ CandidoDrum Fever ... LP
Polydor, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
One of Candido's funkiest albums! The record's got a similar sound to Candido's great albums for Blue Note and Solid State – with short, hard funky tunes that have a really great 70s edge! Chico O'Farrill did the arrangements, and the record chops along nicely with some very funky tracks ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Willie ColonCosa Nuestra ... LP
Fania, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
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

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✨✧ Sabu MartinezAfro Temple ... LP
EFG, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
Percussionist Sabu Martinez is one of the all-time greats of Latin music – and this record is probably the rarest he ever cut! The album came out of Sweden, where Sabu was residing during the 70s – enjoying some success as an expatriot jazz player in the European scene. The album ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Celia Cruz, Johnny Pacheco, & Justo BetancourtRecordando El Ayer ... LP
Vaya, 1976. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Celia Cruz and Johnny Pacheco join forces with vocalist Justo Betancourt and pianist Papo Lucca – the latter of whom was making plenty big waves in music with Sonora Poncena at the time! Pacheco's the leader of the group on flute and percussion, but Lucca's piano has plenty of force in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Non-gatefold pressing.)

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Mongo SantamariaMongo's Way ... LP
Atlantic, 1971. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Sockin soul work from Mongo Santamaria – a real killer of an album, with a dope 70s sound! The album features Mongo hitting a nice blacksploitation mode – fuller arrangements than before, plus lots of electric touches on guitar, bass, and keyboards. Marty Sheller did most of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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El ChicanoRevolucion ... LP
Kapp, 1971. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
An excellent album from El Chicano – still very much in the jazzed-up mode of Viva Tirado, and working here with a very similar mix of organ and guitar, filtered into a soulful LA funky Latin mode. The guitarist, Mickey Lespron, is in fantastic form here – jamming away over the organ ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Manuel DorantesNumero Uno ... LP
Sitar Sound, 1983. Very Good+ ... $39.99
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(Appears to be inscribed by the artist on the back.)

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Roberto RoenaRoberto Roena Y Su Apollo Sound 6 ... LP
International, 1974. Very Good- Gatefold ... $19.99
A real breakthrough album from Roberto Roena and his Apollo Sound combo – a record that showed the world that this scrappy little group could stand head to head with the giants of the 70s salsa years! As on other records, there's a strongly percussive vibe throughout – bongos from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the original fold-over cover, with some wear & masking tape along one seam & a piece of clear tape holding the gatefold flap closed.)

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Ricardo Ray & Bobby Cruz10 Aniversario ... LP
Vaya, 1975. Very Good Gatefold ... $16.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear and a split top seam.)

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Buddy ColletteJazz Heat Bongo Beat ... LP
Crown, 1959. Very Good ... $6.99
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
(Stereo pressing. Vinyl has marks that click on "Rapture". Cover has a split top seam and some splitting in the spine and bottom seam.)

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Perez PradoPrez ... LP
RCA, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $1.99
One of Perez Prado's classics, with a side of Latin stuff and a side of jazz stuff – all played by Prado's classic group. Tracks include "Maria Bonita", "Machaca", "Marta", "Fireworks", "Leo's Special", and "Lullaby Of Birdland". ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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Xiomara AlfaroXiomara Alfaro En Nueva York ... LP
Seeco, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $11.99
Nice backings from the Joe Cain orchestra – and titles include "Stormy Weather", "Para Qui", "Pachanga En La Sociedad", "Fue En El Africa", and "Puerto Rico En Frenesi". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label Tropical pressing. Cover has discoloration on the back, along the opening.)

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Los LobosHow Will The Wolf Survive? ... LP
Warner/Slash, 1984. Near Mint- ... $5.99
(Rock, Latin) LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing, missing obi.)

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Roberto Roena Y Su Apollo SoundEl Progreso – Roberto Roena Y Su Apollo Sound 10 ... LP
Fania, 1978. Very Good+ ... $14.99
The 10th album in a legendary 70s run from Roberto Roena and Apollo Sound – a set that has the group deepening their emotion and social themes a bit more than before! The core Apollo Sound is still very firmly in place here – with tight salsa-heavy horns offset by a saxophone, plus ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Venezuelan pressing. Cover has some wear with a mostly split bottom seam.)

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Cal TjaderLa Onda Va Bien ... LP
Concord, 1980. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A killer set by Cal Tader – every bit as great as some of his best work from earlier years! The album was recorded with a small tight combo – one that features the great Mark Levine on both acoustic piano and Fender Rhodes, plus flute and percussion by Roger Glenn, and congas and ... (Jazz, Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mongo SantamariaAfro Cuban Drums (10 Inch LP) ... LP
SMC, 1952. Good+ ... $29.99
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Art BlakeyWild ... LP
Fontana (Japan), Early 60s. Very Good ... $34.99
One of the coolest entries in that overseas series from Fontana from the 60s – one that features a jazz artist with a groovy girl – an a unique presentation of vintage American material! This set features Art Blakey work for Riverside – and titles include "On The Ginza" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(60s Japanese pressing.)

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PachecoPacheco Y Su Charanga ... LP
Alegre, Early 60s. Very Good ... $19.99
A landmark album, and the first-ever record on the young Alegre label – a sure-fire hit that put both the company and Pacheco firmly on the map! The record's a genre-setting batch of hard early charanga grooves filled with great flute work from a young Johnny Pacheco – recording here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Mexican pressing, with white cover. Spine has a small split.)

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Joe CubaBest Of Joe Cuba – Lo Mejor De Joe Cuba ... LP
Tico, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $14.99
Excellent album of Joe's amazing Latin soul cuts for Tico – including a huge batch of tracks that will stop any dancefloor dead on its feet. Titles include "Bang, Bang", "Talk About Luv", "El Pito", "T.C.O.B.", "Hey Joe, Hey Joe", and "Ps ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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Ismael Rivera JrLa Leyenda... Sigue ... LP
CBS, 1989. Sealed ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Fania All-StarsOur Latin Thing (Nuestra Cosa) ... LP
Fania, 1972. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
A monumental album – for a monumental movie! The film Our Latin Thing was a key part in breaking the New York scene to the rest of the world – a 1972 movie that combined documentary and musical footage, showing the rich culture of Spanish Harlem at a time when it was bubbling over with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Vinyl has a mark that clicks a bit on Side 1. Cover has ring & edge wear and some splitting in the bottom seams.)

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VariousRoots Of Salsa Vol 3 – Classic Latin Tunes Become Salsa Hits (with bonus CD) ... LP
Grosso! (Spain), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $28.99
A great little series that goes way deeper than the salsa you might expect from the title – as the approach here is to pick tracks from many years before, but which still have strong resonance with the pride and power of the Latin scene of the 70s! The collection includes lots of tracks that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus CD!)

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Joe Quijano and his OrchestraLatin Joe – Dance To The Bossa Nova The Mambo The Cha Cha Cha ... LP
Columbia, 1962. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Joe Quijano was one of the greatest all-around Latin bandleaders of the early 60s – and this rare session for Columbia shows him capably moving through a wide range of material, from mambo, to bossa, to cha cha cha! The bossa material is especially interesting – in that it's got more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 2 eye pressing. Back cover has some stains along the spine and an old store stamp.)

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Ray BarrettoOther Road ... LP
Fania, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $39.99
Ray Barretto's definitely going down different road here – and sounding amazingly great in the process! The record is unlike anything else that Ray did at the time – a stunning batch of fusion tracks, with more of an electric jazz approach than usual – one that's a soaringly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original multi color label pressing.)

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Jack CostanzoLearn - Play Bongos ... LP
Liberty, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Way more than just a bongo instruction record – because even though Jack speaks a bit on the record, there's also some great percussion moments too! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has mostly split seams.)

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Sarita MontielSong From The Film "Besame" ... LP
Columbia, 1960s. Very Good ... $9.99
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Members Of The Perez Prado OrchestraPrado Mania ... LP
Crown, 1959. Very Good ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has splits on the spine & bottom seam that are lined with clear tape.)

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Oscar ChavezMariguana ... LP
Polydor (Mexico), 1974. Very Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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VariousFestival De La Cancion Latinoamericana De San Francisco ... LP
Nucleus, Early 80s. Sealed ... $1.99
A compelling collection of underground Latin tracks recorded on the San Francisco scene – issued here by the Nucleus Records label, who were best known for their Bay Area Brazilian releases! The set features selections from a festival of Latin American styles in SF – and includes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Various2nd Festival De La Cancion Latinoamericana De San Francisco ... LP
Nucleus, Early 80s. Sealed ... $1.99
A compelling collection of underground Latin tracks recorded on the San Francisco scene – issued here by the Nucleus Records label, who were best known for their Bay Area Brazilian releases! The set features selections from a festival of Latin American styles in SF – and includes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Tito RodriguezMotion Picture Themes Cha Cha Cha ... LP
United Artists, Early 60s. Very Good Gatefold ... $3.99
Tito works his Latin magic on a host of soundtrack hits from the early 60s – including classics like "Exodus", "The Apartment", "The Unforgiven", "A Summer Place", "The Magnificent Seven", "Picnic", and "Never On A Sunday". ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Ultra Audio pressing with deep groove.)

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Willie BoboBobo! Do That Thing/Guajira ... LP
Tico, 1963. Very Good+ ... $29.99
An excellent set from Willie – recorded in the years before he moved to Verve, with a very different sound! The Willie Bobo here is less of the pop instrumentalist on some of his later sides – and is more of a hard-hitting Latin leader with a heck of a lot of soul. There's an early ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy orange label pressing. Cover and label have small names in pen.)

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Joe LocoLoco Motion ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good ... $4.99
Joe and his crazy piano are at the head of another lively set of Latin numbers – piano driven all the way, with some heavy percussion to make things groove! Tracks include "Loco Motion", "Tremendo Cha-Cha-Cha", "Paso Merengue", "Mama Inez", "Baion ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear, a sticker spot, and clear tape on the top seam.)

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VariousMemories Of Mexico ... LP
Tico, 1960s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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Tito Rodriguez50 Exitos De Tito Rodriguez (aka 50 Fabulous Latin Favorites) ... LP
United Artists, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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Johnny RodriguezRecordar Es Vivir ... LP
Dial, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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Xavier CugatCugat's Favorites ... LP
Mercury, Mid 50s. Very Good- ... $1.99
Not to be confused with Cugat's Favorite Rhumbas, his best-selling album on Columbia – this set's a batch of mambo and rhumba tunes of similar vintage, recorded for Mercury, and featuring Cugie at his big band Latin best! Titles include "A Gay Ranchero", "Miami Beach ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has small pieces of blue & red tape on the spine.)

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Cheo FelicianoWith A Little Help From My Friend ... LP
Vaya, 1973. Very Good- ... $11.99
A soulful 70s set from Cheo Feliciano – cut-above salsa done in close collaboration with songwriter C Curet Alonso, who wrote most of the songs on the set! Bobby Valentin handles arrangements – and the groove here has that joyous, upbeat style of his own work at the time – pushed ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some stains.)

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Tito RodriguezTito Rodriguez & The Mambo ... LP
RCA, 1955. Very Good- ... $19.99
A great little record – a heck of a lot nicer than Tito's work in the 50s, with a much more hard driving mambo sound, touched by a bit of jazz. The style here's not dissimilar to Tito Puente's work at the time – and titles include "Ay No No No", "A Little Bit Of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black pressing with deep groove. Cover has some splitting in the bottom seam and ink stamps on back.)

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Eddie Lockjaw DavisAfro-Jaws ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good- ... $24.99
A soul jazz Latin classic – one that matches the searing tenor work of Eddie Lockjaw Davis with the hard-hitting conga of a young Ray Barretto! The core group of the set is a soul jazz one – with Lockjaw blowing over rhythm by Lloyd Mayers on piano, Larry Gales on bass, and Ben Riley ... (Jazz, Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Bill Grauer productions pressing, with deep groove and microphone logo. Cover has red tape holding the spine and bottom seam and some marker on back.)

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Arthur MurrayMusic For Dancing – Mambo Rumba Samba Tango Merengue ... LP
Capitol, Late 50s. Very Good ... $4.99
(Now Sound, Latin) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Joe Cuba & Sonny RossiMerengue Loco ... LP
Embajador, Early 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
Titles include "El Aqua No", "Merengue Loco", "Soy Pilongo", and "Pregon Cha Cha" by Joe Cuba – and "Vuelta Al Mundo", "Zapataro Cha Cha", "Parada De Cha Cha", and "Danubia Azul Cha Cha" by Sonny Rossi. More cha ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Cheo FelicianoEstampas ... LP
Vaya, 1979. Very Good ... $9.99
The culmination of a great run of 70s albums from Cheo Feliciano – and a self-produced set with a tremendous amount of depth! The arrangements here run way past standard 70s salsa – and often have some jazzier, more expressive changes that really help bring the most out of the vocals ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original textured cover pressing. Cover has a split spine & seams, with clear tape on the top & bottom seams.)

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Mongo SantamariaWorkin' On A Groovy Thing ... LP
Columbia, Late 60s. Very Good ... $6.99
Another one of Mongo Santamaria's strong Latin Soul LP's for Columbia, with a tight band that includes Sonny Fortune, Louis Gasca, and Joe Farrell. The record features smokin' versions of late-60's soul hits, plus a good original "We Got Latin Soul". Other tracks include "Get ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing, with a name in marker on the label. Cover has surface wear, splitting on the bottom seam, and a name in marker.)

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Clare Fischer & Salsa Picante with 2 + 2And Sometimes Voices ... LP
Discovery, 1982. Very Good ... $8.99
(Jazz, Latin) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Noro MoralesRumbeando Con Noro Morales (10 inch LP) ... LP
Musart (Mexico), Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $39.99
An unusual 10" album from Noro Morales – with a beautiful modernist cover! Titles include "Rapsodia En Rumba", "Begin The Beguine", "Silencio", "Campanitas De Cristal", "Sonando El Cuero", and "Malditos Celos". LP, Vinyl record album
(In wonderful shape!)

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Trio DelfinesTrio Delfines (10 inch LP) ... LP
Musart (Mexico), Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
An early album by this Latin trio – with a very nice cover image! Titles include "Vijate Como Hablas", "Abril En Portugal", "Amor Indio", "Pena Penita", "Cancion Del Molino Rojo", and "Candilejas". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a light stain in one corner, but is nice overall.)

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Dolores Hawkins with Johnny ConquetMambo Combos (10 inch LP) ... LP
Epic, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $39.99
Dolores Hawkins sounds better than usual here – thanks to lively Latin backings from the Johnny Conquet Sextet and Hector Pellot & His Aces Of Ritmo! LP, Vinyl record album

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MonchitoMambos – Take It Easy With Monchito & His Mambo Royals (10 inch LP) ... LP
Fiesta, 1954. Very Good+ ... $29.99
Early work from the great Fiesta label – with titles that include "Suavecito", "Mambo Schmambo", "Que Me Voy", "Talk To Me", "You're Driving Me Crazy", and "Me Gusto". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light tape on the top seam, but is nice overall.)

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Eddie PalmieriPalo Pa Rumba ... LP
Musica Latina, 1984. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Features arrangements by Ray Santos with Eddie – and titles that include "1983", "Bomba De Corazon", "Bajo Con Tumbao", "Venezuela", "Palo Pa Rumba", and "Pensando En Ti". LP, Vinyl record album

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Tico Tango OrchestraTV's Top Tangos (10 inch LP) ... LP
Tico, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $29.99
An early Tico 10" album – featuring a set of tango tunes that are supposedly the tops on TV – in a cover with an image of a camera from the WNBT branch of NBC! The music's by the uncredited Tico Tango Orchestra, who work in a mix of swirling strings, tinkling piano, and accordion ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a very light stain on one edge, but is nice overall.)

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George Hernandez with Lita Baron & Bobby RamosCuban Fireworks ... LP
Dot, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A set on Dot Records, but a surprisingly strong Latin album! Lita Baron and Bobby Ramos sing with the orchestra and the tracks include "El Conde Y La Condesa", "Golden Moon", "Batacha", "Domitila", "Oye Mulata", "Noche De Ronda", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear, but vinyl is great!)

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Tito RodriguezBack Home In Puerto Rico ... LP
United Artists, 1962. Very Good ... $11.99
Material recorded in Puerto Rico during Tito's tour of the country in 1962. The tracks aren't live, but they are some lively studio work by Tito and crew, played in their best early 60s style. Titles icnlude "Cuando, Cuando", "Chevere", "Untate En Mi", "Mango ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing. Cover has some marker on the back.)

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Joe CainLatin Explosion (aka Latin Au Go Go) ... LP
Time, 1962. Near Mint- ... $49.99
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
(Original stereo pressing with wide deep groove. Cover has some wear at the bottom of the spine, in great shape otherwise.)
Also available Latin Explosion (aka Latin Au Go Go) ... LP 9.99

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Rene TouzetLatin Beat – The Latin Greatness Of Rene Touzet ... LP
Sunset, 1960s. Very Good ... $6.99
A nicely stripped-down set of numbers – mostly featuring Touzet's sparkling piano in the lead, set to tightly percussive arrangements that still also manage to glide a bit with an easy touch. The combination's quite compelling – a great link between Latin and cocktail styles, with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Perez PradoMambo Happy! ... LP
RCA, 1959. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Perez Prado at his best – sock-hard, with a choppy groove that's supported by some great percussion and really nice orchestrations! The feel here is in his best 50s mode – and possibly even better, as the recording quality on the set is great, and the mambo-focus makes for an album ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mongo SantamariaEl Pussy Cat ... LP
Columbia, 1965. Very Good ... $9.99
A really pivotal album in the career of Mongo Santamaria – one that has Mongo stripping down the groove, kicking up some jazz, and mixing together soulful styles that brought him to the top of the Latin crowd of the 1960s! There's a tightness here that goes beyond any of Santamaria's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing.)
Also available El Pussy Cat (7-inch jukebox ep) ... 7-inch 11.99

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Mongo SantamariaMongo Explodes ... LP
Riverside, 1964. Very Good ... $8.99
A killer early album by Mongo Santamaria – almost an equal blend of jazz and Latin rhythms, and a great illustration of the unique contribution that he was making to both types of music back in the 60s! Mongo's group here is filled with some really great horn players – Nat Adderley on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Turquoise label Orpheum Productions pressing.)

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Perez PradoLatin Satin ... LP
RCA, 1957. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Dreamier stuff from Perez, but still with a nice Latin undercurrent. The set list is mostly Latin versions of pop material – like "Sway", "Tabu", "Perfida", "Green Eyes", and "Frenesi" – but the pop material is all Latin-tinged, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing.)

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Jack CostanzoBongo Fever! ... LP
Sunset, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Sunset pressing of some of Jack (Mr. Bongo) Costanzo's great stuff originally recorded for the Liberty label in the late 50s. Includes the tracks "Drum-a-Mania", "Bongo Fever", "Taboo", and more! Great short hard Latin jazz stuff from LA, played by one of the best ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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MachitoMachito Goes Memphis ... LP
RCA, 1968. Very Good ... $14.99
Machito gets the Latin soul treatment, on this album of short groovy covers of hits from Memphis! The groove is very hard and funky – certainly funkier than on most Machito albums – and there's some great conga and bongo playing on lots of cuts. The whole thing feels a lot like a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo Dynagroove pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear and splitting due to moisture.)

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SabicasGypsy Flamenco ... LP
ABC/Paramount, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
(Global Grooves, Latin) LP, Vinyl record album

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Xavier CugatCha Cha Cha ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Very Good- ... $4.99
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(6 eye pressing. Cover has some wear & splitting seams.)

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Tito RodriguezTito Tito Tito ... LP
United Artists, 1968. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A real killer from the mighty Tito Rodriguez – a set that's got him opening up a bit more than usual, with a vibe that reflects some of the changes coming from the younger corners of the Latin scene! The album's got a lively feel, and a bit more jazz than usual from Tito – a flavor ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original 60s pressing! Cover has some staining on the back.)

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Astor PiazzollaLibertango ... LP
Trova (Italy), 1974. Near Mint- ... $34.99
One of Astor Piazolla's beautiful expanded tango albums from the 70s – really groundbreaking work that still holds up beautifully today! For the set, Piazolla's usual modern bandoneon tangos are augmented by a set of lush orchestral arrangements that have an excellent romantic feel to them ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US promo pressing on Chrysalis. Cover has light wear.)

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Willie BoboHell Of An Act To Follow ... LP
Columbia, 1978. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Nice stuff from Willie – maybe not as hard and funky as his early 70s work, but very nice in kind of a Latin Club mode, thanks to some great production by Wayne Henderson! Includes his classic take on "Always There" – which is a great dancefloor jazz jammer – plus ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear.)
 
 



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