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Acerina Y Su DanzoneraDanzones Clasicos ... LP
Orfeon (Mexico), Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Titles include "Nereidas", "Almendra", "Juarez No Debio De Morir", "La Pajarera", "A Mi Con Porros", "Salon Mexico", and "Posada Mexicana". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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✨✧ Alegre All StarsLost & Found – Vol 3 ... LP
Alegre, Early 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
This legendary 3rd recording by the Alegre All Stars was purportedly lost in the subway for years (the story is told in a comic on the cover of the LP). And although the story was just a gimmick by the label owner to originally create some hype about the album, it was well worth all the worry. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy blue label pressing!)

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Xiomara AlfaroXiomara Alfaro En Nueva York ... LP
Seeco, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $9.99
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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Fred Astaire Dance Studio OrchestraMerengues & Mambos ... LP
RCA, 1959. Very Good- ... $9.99
Not a Fred Astaire vocal record – and instead some very groovy Latin material recorded under his name! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split spine and half split top seam.)

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AztecaPyramid Of The Moon ... LP
Columbia, 1973. Very Good+ ... $28.99
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
(Cover has a tracklist sticker.)

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✨✧ Azuquita y Su OrquestaPura Salsa – Azuquita Y Su Orquesta Melao ... LP
Vaya, 1975. Very Good ... $49.99
A killer salsa session from the 70's – and a great blend of electric and acoustic Latin! Azuquita's on vocals, but the band is the real star here – as it features arrangements and reed playing by the great Mauricio Smith, plus great sidemen like Louie Ramirez, Joe Beck, Kako, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Justi BarretoSanteria – Toques Y Cantos ... LP
Gema, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $23.99
The real deal – "interpretados por autenticos Santeros"! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has tape on the seams, and a small rip on the front.)

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Ray BarrettoAqui Se Puede ... LP
Fania, 1987. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Ray Barretto's peeking out from behind a door on the cover of this album – and the image is a great illustration of the general feel of the album! Instead of the shirtless, super-macho Ray of previous years – the record has a Barretto who's a bit more laidback and subtle – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has bumped corners.)

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoEl Hijo De Obatala/Yo Tengo Un Amor ... 7-inch
Fania, 1974. Very Good+ ... $29.99
(Funky 45's, Latin) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Ray BarrettoEnergy To Burn ... LP
Fania, 1977. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A really smoking set from Ray Barretto – recorded at a later date than his Latin Soul classics, but a beautifully imaginative batch of tracks that shows that Ray never stopped perfecting his art! The centerpiece of the album is the long track "Canto Abacuba", which has an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ray BarrettoFrom the Beginning ... LP
Fania, 1971. Used Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Ray's taking it back to the beginning on this one – getting a bit more spare and percussive, showing off a strong understanding of the history of the roots of the Afro-Cuban sound. Adalberto Santiago's on vocals on the album – and tracks include "Oye La Noticia", "Hipocre ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original multi-color label pressing – in heavy gatefold cover! Cover has a half split top and bottom seams.)

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Ray BarrettoMessage ... LP
Fania, 1972. Very Good+ ... $38.99
One of Ray Barretto's hardest-hitting salsa albums of the 70s – a raw set of grooves that's got Ray moving away from the playfulness of the Latin Soul years, into a more righteous mode that's easily guessed at from the title of the set! The vibe here is very straightforward – with Ray ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original multi-color label pressing!)

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Ray BarrettoOther Road ... LP
Fania, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... $24.99
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. NOTE: the very last track has some gunk, which causes noise – but all other tracks are great, and so is the cover!)

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Ray BarrettoPachanga With Barretto ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A very offbeat little set from Ray Barretto – a record that takes the standard pachanga groove of the time, and nicely turns it on its ear with a host of jazzy touches! Hector Rivera wrote all the tracks, and also did most of the arrangements – and the record's got a really playful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Bill Grauer pressing with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has discoloration from age, half split top seam, and some edge wear.)

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Ray BarrettoRhythm Of Life – Ritmo De La Vida ... LP
Fania, 1982. Near Mint- ... $18.99
A cheesy cover, but a really top-shelf effort from Ray Barretto – one that has him standing strongly in the early 80s, at a time when most other leaders of his nature were beginning to falter! The record's still strongly in the Barretto salsa mode of the 70s, but it's also got a jazzy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing. Cover has an unglued top seam.)

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoRican/Struction ... LP
Fania, 1979. Very Good ... $14.99
A great album of salsa tracks recorded at the end of the 70s – when Ray was returning to the scene after a prolonged hand injury kept him out of music for a while. Despite this time off, though, Ray's in top top form – coming back to basics with a really heavy groove, picking up right ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sunrise label pressing. Cover has a gold stereo sticker on the front.)

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Ray BarrettoTodo Se Vay Poder ... LP
Fania, 1984. Very Good+ ... $8.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Ray Barretto/Celia Cruz/Adalberto SantiagoCelia Ray Adalberto – Tremendo Trio! ... LP
Fania, 1983. Sealed ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing.)

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Joe BataanLing Ching Tong (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Salsoul, 1981. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Not the famous "Ling Ching Tong" tune of doo wop fame, but a new track by Joe from his Latin disco years. The track's got a Salsoul type beat, but Joe's sticking to his Latin soul approach with the lyrics – despite the modern sound of the production and backings. Marty Sheller ... (Soul, Latin) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Salsoul sleeve.)

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BelmonteBelmonte Plays For Latin Americans ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good ... $9.99
Lots of jazzy cha cha tracks here! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Rene BlochSpanish Saxes Vol 2 – Mas Que Nada ... LP
Surrey, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Willie BoboBobo Motion ... LP
Verve, 1967. Very Good- ... $8.99
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 ring & edge wear, with marker & taped seams.)

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Willie BoboEvil Ways ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Compilation of cuts that Willie Bobo recorded for Verve, featuring a focus on his Latin Soul interpretations of pop material – like "Walk Away Renee", "Sunshine Superman", "Evil Ways", "Ain't Too Proud to Beg", and "Hurt So Bad" – plus ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing. Cover has a name in pen.)

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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 a tracklist sticker and a split top seam.)

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Joe Bravo Y Su OrquestaSkidrow Joe ... LP
El Zarape, 1970. Very Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Jack Bongo BurgerEnd On Bongos ... LP
Hi Fi, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
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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✨✧ Cabrerita Y Sus IdeasSobre Salsa ... LP
Alegre, 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A mad little album put together by producer Joe Cain – and featuring the Ideas group of trumpeter Cabrerita! Cabby's got a sound that's pretty full-on – often blowing for all he's worth, and really taking things over the top of the tunes. The album's got one 6 minute descarga number ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe CainLatin Explosion (aka Latin Au Go Go) ... LP
Time, 1962. Near Mint- ... $36.99
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.)

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CandidoCandido The Volcanic ... LP
ABC, 1957. Very Good ... $29.99
Candido's firey conga is backed by a tight jazz group conducted by Ernie Wilkins. The players include Art Farmer, Jimmy Cleveland, Hank Jones, and Ernie Royal, and although they don't get to solo much, they play nice and hard, and give Candido great support in the background. Tracks include " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Papa CanditoPapa Candito En Pa Todo El Ano ... LP
Fragoso, Late 60s. Very Good ... $36.99
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 light wear, but front looks great!)

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Eddie CanoHere Is The Fabulous Eddie Cano ... LP
Reprise, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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.)

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Eddie CanoSound Of Music & The Sound Of Cano ... LP
Reprise, Early 60s. Very Good ... $11.99
A pretty darn nice record – despite what you might think! Sure, the tunes are all pulled from the soundtrack to Sound Of Music – but Eddie Cano Latinizes each and every one of them, using his hard piano style and light percussion to turn them into jaunty groovers with a jazzy finish ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono tri-color label pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Eddie Cano & Nino TempoOn Broadway ... LP
Atco, 1966. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A wonderful set of Latin groovers – one of the few jazz-styled albums cut by tenor player Nino Tempo, and a tight session from the group of pianist Eddie Cano! Eddie's combo has a highly percussive feel – in keeping with Eddie's own sound on the keys – and Nino blows very ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan & blue label mono pressing – a nice copy!)

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Rafael CaraballoSanteros Autenticos Con Rafael Caraballo ... LP
Selma, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $89.99
Great rootsy grooves – inspired by Santeria, with lots of percussion! LP, Vinyl record album
(A great copy!)

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Randy CarlosCave/Satellite USA ... 7-inch
Fiesta, 1959. Very Good+ ... $14.99
(Funky 45's, Latin) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Randy CarlosMonkey's Guapacha/Smoke ... 7-inch
Fiesta, Late 50s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
(Funky 45's, Latin) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Al CastellanosSpeak Up Mambo (Cuentame)/Merengue #28 ... 7-inch
Mardi Gras, 1956. Very Good ... $9.99
(Funky 45's, Latin) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(With metal adapter attached. Label has a bit of pen.)

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✨✧ Cha Cha Rhythm BoysBest Of The Lot ... LP
Fiesta, Late 50s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
We've never known anything about these guys other than their few albums for the Fiesta label, but they're a great little combo with a heavy piano sound! The record is really nice – spare piano, bass, and percussion – laid out over cha cha rhythms that are very to the point, and never ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some splitting in the top seam.)

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Charanga CasinoCharanga Casino (1979) ... LP
SAR, 1979. Very Good ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Santos ColonSantitos ... LP
Fania, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $23.99
Santos is singing to backings by Tito Puente – who does a great job of keeping the pace strong on this second album of vocal tracks for Fania. Titles include "Roberta", "Huellas De Amor", "Mi Llanto Y La Lluvia", "Nina – Mujer", "Negro ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original multi-color label pressing!)

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✨✧ Willie ColonEl Juicio ... LP
Fania, 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Supposedly the end of Willie Colon's early "crime" career – as the title and cover imply that he's finally been brought to trial! Don't worry about Willie being beaten down, though, because the music on the album is every bit as fierce and powerful as ever – and features a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Multi-colored label pressing – in nice shape!)

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Willie Colon & Ismael MirandaDoble Energia ... LP
Fania, 1980. Very Good+ ... $19.99
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 BatachaConjunto Batacha ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $9.99
A very tasty little set from this 60s Mexican combo – a lively rhythmic group with lots of bass and percussion at the bottom of their groove, topped off by male harmony vocals on most numbers! There's some really jazzy piano that sets a mood that makes the album differ from other Latin sides ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Mexican Columbia pressing.)

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Orlando ContrerasContreras Canta Otra Vez ... LP
Velvet, Late 60s. Very Good ... $11.99
Titles include "Malditos Celos", "No Volvere", "Mas Dano Me Hizo Tu Amor", "Acepta Una Copa", "Donde Estas Yolanda", and "Piensalo Bien". LP, Vinyl record album

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Orlando ContrerasDame La Mano ... LP
Orlcon, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Titles include "Tanto Como Ayer", "Reflexion", "Maldigo Mi Suerte", "Yira Yira", "Came La Mano", and "Prefiero Sonar". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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✨✧ Orlando ContrerasEsta Tu Cancion ... LP
Teca, Early 70s. Very Good ... $8.99
Titles include "Ay Carino", "Papeles", "Necesito Pensar", "Honey", "Somos Diferentes Vanidad", and "Esta Tu Cancion". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light tape on the top seam.)

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✨✧ Orlando ContrerasEste Es Contreras ... LP
Maype, Late 60s. Very Good ... $8.99
Titles include "En Un Beso La Vida", "Por Un Punao De Oro", "Donde Tu Iras", "Por Borracha", "Muerto En Vida", and "Sin Egoismo". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label with black print. Opening edge has some light wear, and cover has a small bit of pen in the corner.)

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Orlando ContrerasOrlando Contreras ... LP
Bravo, Late 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
Titles include "Estoy Erizado", "Todavia", "No Se Porque Me", "Anunque Me Lo Pidas", "Llamandote", "No Llores Mas", and "Por Borracha". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a bit of tape on the seams.)

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Tino ContrerasPercusiones Mexicanas ... LP
Capitol, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $38.99
A killer from this fantastic Mexican drummer – heavy on percussion, but with lots of jazzy touches too – including work by an excellent tenor player! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original US pressing.)

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✨✧ Cortijo Y Su ComboQuitate De La Via, Perico ... LP
Rumba, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Classic material from Cortijo's legendary combo with Ismael Rivera on vocals – one of the first records to really showcase the great sounds coming from the Puerto Rican scene in the early 60s! Rhythms are plenty lively – as Cortijo's group has the same sharp focus as the early Joe Cuba ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing, in nice shape! Back cover has some light aging, but front looks great.)

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Cosa NostraCosa Nostra ... LP
Raff, Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Heavy funk from the Peruvian scene – the massive first album from Cosa Nostra, and a burning blend of soul, Latin, and psychedelic influences! Cosa Nostra clearly come from the rock end of the spectrum, but have picked up plenty of funky grooves along the way – and hit a genre-blending ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Most likely a later pressing – but on very heavy vinyl, and in a heavy cardboard package. Japanese, perhaps?)

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Cesar CostaUna Vez Mas ... LP
WEA (Mexico), 1985. Near Mint- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Jack CostanzoBongo Fever! ... LP
Sunset, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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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Jack CostanzoLearn - Play Bongos ... LP
Liberty, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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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Jack Costanzo & His OrchestraBongo Cha Cha Cha! ... LP
Golden Tone, 1957. Very Good+ ... $13.99
Great Latin work by one of the most enigmatic Latin bandleaders on the west coast! The record is the same as the one that was issued on the TOPS label – but is issued here on the also-budget Golden Tone imprint. The package looks cheap, but the record is a strong batch of tracks that shows ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has small seam splits.)

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Celia Cruz & Johnny PachecoCelia & Johnny ... LP
Vaya, 1974. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
One of the many great recordings that Celia and Johnny cut together during the 70s – in a really great combination that had her soulful vocals giving a new injection of energy to the Pacheco sound of the time! The result was a great blend of new styles and respectful traditionalism – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some wear.)
Also available Celia & Johnny (180 gram pressing) ... LP 21.99

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Celia Cruz & Johnny PachecoDe Nuevo ... LP
Vaya, 1985. Sealed ... $9.99
It's hard to stop the duo of Celiz Cruz and Johnny Pacheco at this point in their careers – as the two Latin legends really seem to have found a perfect way to work together – at a level that makes their albums together some of the high points of their later careers! Johnny's groove is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Celia Cruz & Johnny PachecoTremendo Cache ... LP
Vaya, 1975. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A classic collaboration between Celia Cruz and Johnny Pacheco – one that uses the rootsier sounds of Pacheco's tumbao group to further focus the energy of Celia's vocals! The record's got a solid, cohesive feel that makes it easily one of the best Celia Cruz sessions of the 70s – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing.)
Also available Tremendo Cache (remastered edition) ... CD 14.99

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Celia Cruz & Tito PuenteHomenaje A Beny More Volume III ... LP
Vaya, 1985. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A strong later collaboration between Celia Cruz & Tito Puente – one that pays tribute to Cuban great Beny More, and does so with a host of other singers! Vocalist include Hector Lavoe, Adalberto Santiago, Justo Betancourt, and Pete "Conde" Rodriguez alongside Celia – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Celia Cruz & Willie ColonOnly They Could Have Made This Album ... LP
Vaya, 1977. Very Good+ ... $11.99
The title certainly gets it right – as the album's a near-perfect effort from these 70s Latin superstars – one that seems to bring out the best from both! Celia's the lead vocalist in a set of musical backdrops strongly crafted by Willie Colon – soaring with salsa energy, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Celia Cruz, Johnny Pacheco, & Justo BetancourtRecordando El Ayer ... LP
Vaya, 1976. Sealed ... $19.99
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
(Mexican pressing on Fania.)

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Joe CubaEl Alma Del Barrio – The Soul Of Spanish Harlem ... LP
Tico, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $28.99
The Soul of Spanish Harlem – and the upbeat sound of the Joe Cuba Sextet – a hard-to-find album recorded just before the dawn of the classic Latin soul era! This one has been underappreciated for years, which is a shame, because it's got a lot of very nice grooves with that tight Joe ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing – in great shape! Cover has a small cutout hole in the corner.)

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✨✧ Joe Cuba SextetHangin' Out/Vagabundeando ... LP
Tico, Mid 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Great Joe Cuba set from the mid 60's. This one was recorded slightly before Joe hit it big with his Latin soul hit "Bang Bang", and the sound's a mix of Latin jazz and tracks that have more of a Latin soul sound. The lineup includes the classic sextet, and tracks include "Oye ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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Joe Cuba SextetRecuerdos De Mi Querido Barrio – Memories Of My Beloved Neighborhood ... LP
Tico, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $28.99
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! Back cover has a small mark, but this is a beautiful copy overall.)

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Xavier CugatBest Of Cugat ... LP
Mercury, 1961. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $6.99
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 CugatBread, Love, & Cha Cha Cha ... LP
Columbia, 1957. Very Good- ... $8.99
One of Cugie's more popular albums – and a record that has him re-recording older hits for the hi-fi generation. The groove's pretty much in the older Latin style – but the newer recordings were done in a stereo setting, which makes for a bit better sound than some of the originals. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has some wear and aging.)

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Xavier CugatCha Cha Cha ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing. Cover has some wear with partially split seams.)

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Xavier CugatDance Parade (10 inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, 1949. Very Good ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Xavier CugatLatin Soul Of Xavier Cugat ... LP
Pickwick, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split top seam & light wear.)

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Xavier CugatMambo – A Selection Of 8 Favorites (Mercury) (10 inch LP) ... LP
Mercury, Early 50s. Very Good- ... $13.99
Titles include "China Boy Mambo", "Riviera Mambo", "Mi Preta", "Mambo Mania", and "Oooh". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light water damage along the bottom seam, and some tape around the edges.)

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Xavier CugatMambo At The Waldorf ... LP
Columbia, 1955. Very Good+ ... $7.99
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(Mono 6 eye deep groove pressing. Cover has a split spine & light wear.)

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Xavier CugatMost Popular Movie Hits As Styled By Cugat ... LP
Mercury, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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
(Cover has staining & peeling on the bottom 3 inches.)

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✨✧ Xavier CugatRhumba With Cugat (10 inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Titles include "Cachita", "Acercate Mas", "Negra Leono", "La Cumparsa", and "Duerme". LP, Vinyl record album

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Xavier CugatThat Latin Beat ... LP
RCA, Mid 50s. Very Good- ... $4.99
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(Pink label RCA Camden pressing in the green cover. Cover has wear, with a split spine.)

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Xavier CugatTropical Bouquets (10 inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, 1949. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Classic work from Xavier Cugat – on an obscure Columbia 10" LP! Titles include "Tira Tira", "Hokey Joe", "Palabras De Mujer", "Chon Chon Chon", "Dice Mi Gallo", and "El Tumbaito". LP, Vinyl record album
(A nice copy!)

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Xavier CugatXavier Cugat Plays The Music Of Ernesto Lecuona ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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
(Red label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Xavier CugatYour Dance Date With Xavier Cugat (10 inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, 1952. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Titles include "I Am A Bum", "Para Que", "Night Must Fall", "Cariberia", "Si Si Si Senor", and "Rio La Yagua". LP, Vinyl record album

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Xavier Cugat & His OrchestraCugat's Favorite Rumbas (10 Inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, Early 50s. 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

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Xavier Cugat & His OrchestraFeeling Good! ... LP
Decca, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A tight album of jazzy Latin pop, recorded at the tail end of the 60s – with a nice feel that's different than some of Xavier's earlier work. We'd almost be tempted to say there's some Latin soul in the mix – as the tunes include a number of 60s covers, done in a bright and Latiny ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and some tears in the back paste-on.)

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Xavier Cugat & His OrchestraMambo! ... LP
Mercury, Late 50s. Very Good ... $5.99
Classic Cugat mambos, with a nice hard sound that would sound right in the Catskills or the Palladium! The whole darn thing's got that nice "umph" feel that you'll find in his best 50s recordings – and tracks include "Park Avenue Mambo", "Sun! Sun!", "Mambo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and a split top seam.)

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Jose CurbeloInstrumental Cha Cha Cha – Mambo Merenge ... LP
Fiesta, Late 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
Titles include "La Luna", "Bowery Mambo", "Laura", "Almost Like Being In Love", "Wabash Blues", "Heartaches", "I'll Remember April", and "Ramona". LP, Vinyl record album
(Deep groove pressing – nice and clean! Cover has a tiny bit of splitting on the top seam, but is great overall.)

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Jose CurbeloLa La La (A Le Le E)/Poco Pelo ... 7-inch
Fiesta, Mid/Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
(Funky 45's, Latin) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Damiron Y ChapuseauxA Gozar Con Damiron Y Chapuseaux Y Su Conjunto ... LP
Seeco, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Lots of 60s Latin tracks, with a mix of guaracha, pachanga, and merengue grooves. The band's pretty lively, and titles include "Pelon Y Pelao", "Me Gusta El Trago", "Pasame La Botella", "La Cosecha De Mujeres", and "Dorotea". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing, with West Side sound on back cover.)

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✨✧ Chivirico DavilaChivirico ... LP
Cotique, 1973. Near Mint- ... $24.99
An early 70s classic from vocalist Chivirco Davila – a set that's nicely balanced between two generations of Latin music! At one level, the arrangements by Jorge Millet often have the salsa groove you'd expect for the era – but at another level, Chivirco's own presentation of the songs ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover and label have a small name in marker.)

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Chivirico DavilaDe Nuevo ... LP
Cotique, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $34.99
Chivirico hits the "neuvo" era – lending his vocals to a style that's more in keeping with the 70s salsa groove than some of his earlier work. Features arrangements by Louie Ramirez and Javier Vazquez – on titles that include "Que Mas Puedo Pedir", "Mi ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover and label have a small name in marker.)

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✨✧ Chivirico DavilaPara Mi Gente ... LP
Cotique, 1976. Near Mint- ... $19.99
70's session cut by vocalist Chivirico Davila, with arrangements by Jorge Millet, and a nice group that includes Bobby Porcelli on tenor, Victor Paz on trumpet, and Ismael Quintana on percussion. The set has a nice modern sound, and Chivirico's voice is as soulful as it was on his 60's recordings ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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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
(Blue label Bill Grauer pressing, RLP 373, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has edge wear, split spine, small seam splits, some tape remnants, and a promo ink stamp on back. Label has a bit of pen.)

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Chamaco DominguezBailando En El Continentl Hilton ... LP
RCA (Mexico), Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $48.99
A cooking little combo, as you might guess from their image on the cover – with Chamaco Dominguez and some mighty nice horns! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split spine, but is nice overall.)

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Manuel DorantesNumero Uno ... LP
Sitar Sound, 1983. Very Good+ ... $33.99
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(Appears to be inscribed by the artist on the back.)

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✨✧ El ChicanoEl Chicano ... LP
MCA, 1973. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Perfect proof that the New York Latin Soul sound of the 60s had moved to LA during the 70s! El Chicano are a wonderful blend of styles – from sweet harmony soul, to breezy West Coast Latin, to 70s electric funk, and a whole lot more. This early album's a wonderful slice of east side soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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El ChicanoViva Tirado ... LP
Kapp, 1970. Very Good ... $7.99
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 a cut corner and some tape along the top seam.)

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El Gran ComboAcangana ... LP
Gema, 1963. Very Good+ ... $49.99
Great early work from El Gran Combo – already grooving with a really unique sort of sound, one that comes from mixing saxes with trumpets – in a style that's a bit different than other small combos of the time! Piano is handled by Rafael Ithier, who also directs the group – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy early pressing – a nice copy!)

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El Gran ComboBoogaloos Con El Gran Combo ... LP
Gema, 1967. Very Good+ ... $38.99
One of our favorite albums ever from El Gran Combo – largely because it's a smoking Latin Soul set! The group were known for a more traditional groove on other records, but here they nicely jump on the younger bandwagon of the time – and step out with a crackling batch of boogaloo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy yellow label pressing!)

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El Gran ComboDe Punta A Punta ... LP
EGC, 1971. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Features vocals by Andy Montanez and Pellin Rodriguez – and titles include "Achilipu", "Don Goyo", "Que Cosas Tendran", "Conmigo No Hay Turulete", "Baho Kende", "Lamente", "Chango Ta Veni", and "Le Dicen Papa". LP, Vinyl record album

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El Gran ComboEl Gran Combo – Pata Pata/Jala Jala/Boogaloo ... LP
Gema, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $23.99
A killer album of boogaloo tracks from El Gran Combo! The set's got loads of nice groovers with a feel that we like a lot better than their other albums, and the quality of the tracks is great! Titles include "Kiss My Nose", "Estas Liquidao", "Voy", "Going Out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has light wear and a small bit of pen.)

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✨✧ El Gran ComboLos Nenes Sicodelicos ... LP
Gema, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $34.99
Maybe not as all-out psychedelic as you'd expect from the title and cover – but nonetheless, a really memorable late 60s album from El Gran Combo! The set's got the group hitting some of their Latin Soul modes at times – a clear direction for their psychedelic impulses – changing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy yellow label pressing!)

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El Gran ComboPor El Libro ... LP
EGC, 1972. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Titles include "La Piquina", "Tatalibaba", "Sigue Ella Boba", "Oye Paco", "Bom Bom", and "Julia". LP, Vinyl record album
(In nice shape!)

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✨✧ El Gran ComboTu Querias Boogaloo? – Toma Boogaloo!/You Wanted Boogaloo? – Take Boogaloo! ... LP
Gema, Late 60s. Very Good ... $34.99
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 some wear.)

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Roberto EspanaInterpreta Sus Propias Selecciones ... LP
Duke, 1970s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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(Cover has aged tape along all seams.)

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FajardoDanzones Para Bailar 2 ... LP
Puchito, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Amazing flute work from the legendary Fajardo – a player who was right up there with Pacheco in his pre-percussion years! The set's got a great sharp edge right from the start – a quality that might well come from the production, but which definitely keeps things from ever sounding too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label Antilla pressing. Cover is stained and flaky at the opening.)
 
 



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