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AcerinaSu Mejestad El Danzon ... LP
Orfeon (Mexico), Early 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
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Acerina Y Su DanzoneraEmbrujo Tropical ... LP
Columbia (Mexico), Early 60s. Very Good- ... $7.99
Titles include "Nereidas", "Almendra", "Juarez No Debio De Morir", "La Pajarera", "A Mi Con Porros", "Salon Mexico", and "Posada Mexicana". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing on Harmony. Cover has some tape on the seams.)

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Leo Acosta & Su OrquestaMas Boogaloo ... LP
Capitol (Mexico), Late 60s. Very Good ... $19.99
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Afro Blues Quintet Plus OneNew Directions ... LP
Mira, Late 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
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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✨✧ Alegre All StarsWay Out - Vol 4 ... LP
Alegre, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
4th volume in this great series of classic Latin descargas, featuring some of the greatest players of the sixties running through crack material that gives them all a chance to showcase their talents. Includes their massive version of "Manteca", plus another hard jazz mambo cut, "Ens ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s blue label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Tito AllenA Los Muchachos ... LP
Alegre, 1980. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Titles include "A Los Muchachos", "Dime Si Te Gusta", "Mi Unica Verdad", "Equivocacion", "Es Imposible", "Desencanto", and "Lo Tuvo No Es Amor". LP, Vinyl record album

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Tito AllenCantar ... LP
Lo Mejor, 1981. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Titles include "Cantar", "Matunga", "Sendero", "Maruquita", "Caminito", and "Gallinita". LP, Vinyl record album

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Adalberto AlvarezAdalberto Alverez Y Su Son (El Regreso De Maria) ... LP
Sonografica (Venezuela), 1986. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Titles include "Reflexiones Miass", "A Mi Manera", "El Quimbombo", "El Regreso De Maria", "Soy La Rumba", "Diciendote Adios", and "El Bongosero Mentiroso". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has tape on the bottom seam, but is nice overall.)

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AmbergrisAmbergris ... LP
Paramount, Early 70s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
A genre-busting batch of tunes from Ambergris – a group with styles that range from Memphis soul, to New York Latin, to some of the heavier sides of the underground rock scene of the time! The ensemble features Latin Soul maestro Larry Harlow on piano, organ, and percussion – working ... (Rock, Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(With Paramount inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and some marker on front.)

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Luis ArcarazDance Break ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A mellow album of Latin tunes, offered as sort of a "break" from dancing – and done very much in the easy style of Luis Arcaraz's other 50s RCA recordings! The works were mostly composed by Arcaraz and Gabriel Ruiz – and titles include "Mar", "Noche", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has light wear and a sticker spot.)

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Luis ArcarazLatin Airs ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has split seams held with clear tape.)

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Dayme ArocenaSonocardiogram ... LP
Brownswood (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
The best we've heard so far from Dayme Arocena – a Cuban singer who's got a great way of reaching out from Havana with a sound that can circle the globe! The music here has a blend of jazz, soul, and Cuban roots – but all delivered together in a style that's completely unique and ... (Neo Soul, Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sonocardiogram ... CD 10.99

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Juan ArvizuEl Tenor De La Voz De Seda ... LP
Memorias (Mexico), 1940s/1950s. Very Good ... $4.99
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(Cover has wide clear tape on the seams and spine.)

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Juan ArvizuLas Favoritas De Juan Arvizu ... LP
RCA (Colombia), 1940s/1950s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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(Appears to be a 70s pressing. Cover has wide clear tape holding the seams and spine, with a light stain at the opening.)

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BabasonicosImpuesto De Fe ... LP
Sony (Mexico), 2016. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
(Rock, Latin) LP, Vinyl record album
(Still in shrink, including the printed inner sleeves and bonus DVD.)

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Dave BacalLatin Touch Of Dave Bacal ... LP
Crown, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $2.99
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
(Red vinyl pressing. Cover has a half split top seam and split spine.)

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Ballet Folklorico De MexicoBallet Folklorico De Mexico ... LP
RCA, 1963. Very Good+ ... $3.99
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(Mexican orange label stereo pressing.)

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Ballet Folklorico De MexicoBallet Folklorico De Mexico De Amalia Hernandez Vol 1 ... LP
Angel (Mexico), Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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Ballet Folklorico De MexicoBallet Folklorico De Mexico De Amalia Hernandez Vol 2 ... LP
Angel (Mexico), Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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Carlos Barberia Y Su Orquesta KubavanaFeaturing His New Rhythm Chevere ... LP
Discolando, 1976. Near Mint- ... $29.99
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(Cover appears to have been signed on front.)

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✨✧ Roberto De La Barrera Y Su SonoraSe Formo La Salsa (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Discos Fuentes/Vampi Soul (Spain), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A fantastic cooker from the Colombian scene at the start of the 70s – the sort of record that's a bit different than more familiar New York work of the time, but which has an equally appealing sort of vibe! The set's got some killer descarga tracks that nicely update the approach from its ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoBarretto ... LP
Fania, 1975. Very Good Gatefold ... $16.99
A lost gem in the 70s catalog of Ray Barretto – a fantastic album with some really wonderful tracks! Although Ray's clearly in his salsa mode here, he's also got a very strong jazz approach to the tracks – picking up the changes, tones, and colors used on his Other Road album, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Multi-color label pressing in the die-cut conga cover, with a partially unglued top seam and some wear.)

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Ray BarrettoEl Ray Criollo ... LP
United Artists, 1966. Very Good ... $39.99
Ray Barretto just before the Latin Soul era – working in the excellent style he used on his Charanga Moderna album – a choppy groove that has plenty of weird twists and turns – always rhythmic, and always plenty darn soulful! The instrumentation here is a mix of small combo jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label mono promo. Cover has some edge wear.)

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoOther Road ... LP
Fania, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $29.99
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. Cover has a split top seam, some wear, and aging.)

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoQue Viva La Musica ... LP
Fania, 1972. Very Good ... $24.99
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
(Multicolor label pressing. Cover has some ringwear and splits in the bottom seam.)

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Ray BarrettoTogether ... LP
Fania, 1971. Very Good+ ... $49.99
An early 70s killer from Ray – recorded right in the same era as most of his best albums! The feel here is strongly in the salsa mode – as Ray steps effortlessly from the Latin Soul era into a whole new decade of musical magic. And like the best of his 60s work, Ray's salsa cooks at a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has a cut corner, with half split top and bottom seams with some staining.)

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Lito Barrientos Y Su OrquestaVery Very Well (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Discos Fuentes/Vampi Soul (Spain), 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
Very very well indeed – a crackling little set from Lito Barrientos, and one that moves through a range of 60s Latin style with a very lively vibe! There's certainly some of the spirit of early Discos Fuentes in the mix – but the record also moves with a wider-ranging spirit, as it ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jose BarrosoFlamenco ... LP
Crown, 1959. Sealed ... $2.99
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(Mono pressing. Shrinkwrap is aged.)

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✨✧ Joe BataanMr New York & The East Side Kids ... LP
Fania, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
Amazing work from the Spanish Harlem underground of the late 60s! From the title, to the cover, to the beautiful blend of songs, this album perfectly sums up the rich energy and raw power bubbling in the NuYorican scene of the time – effortlessly blending together soul, Latin, jazz, and funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Joe BataanRiot ... LP
Fania, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
A real killer from the legendary Joe Bataan – an album of righteous power that really lives up to the dynamic promise of the title and cover! Joe Bataan's in top form throughout – serving up a blend of Latin grooves and 60s soul influences that few other artists of the time could touch ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe BataanSubway Joe ... LP
Fania, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
One of our favorite Latin soul albums ever – a rollicking mix of upbeat party tracks, gentle ballads, and more – all handled with the undeniable magic that is Joe Bataan at his best! The album kicks off with the fantastic groover "Subway Joe" – a hilarious tune about ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Francis BayLatin Heat – Cha Cha Cha ... LP
Omega, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $0.99
(Now Sound, Latin) LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has some splitting in the top seam.)

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BelmonteRumba For Moderns ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good ... $13.99
A fantastic session of jazzy instrumental Rhumba tracks – played with lots of excellent saxophone flourishes, and a tight percussive groove that never gets to soppy. This is one of the best of the RCA Latin sides from the late 50s – and it's a no-nonsense album that features a tight ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has wide clear tape on the seams and spine.)

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Lola BeltranAsi Solo ... LP
Peerless (Mexico), 1971. Very Good+ ... $19.99
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Lola BeltranLa Novia Del Torero ... LP
Peerless (Mexico), 1971. Very Good- ... $7.99
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✨✧ Ben His Tumba & His OrchestraLet's Cha Cha Cha ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Very Good ... $2.99
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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✨✧ Bennito SextetBennito Sextet Plus One ... LP
Mardi Gras, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Boogaloo – and nothing but! This is the kind of groovy Latin soul record you always hope to find when digging for Latin sides – and it's got that perfect mix of soul vocals and sock-boogaloo grooves that some of the best young combos were turning out in the late 60s. Bennito and crew ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Stanley Black & His OrchestraMusic Of Ernesto Lecuona (10 inch LP) ... LP
London (UK), 1950. Very Good- ... $6.99
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Willie BoboLet's Go Bobo ... LP
Roulette, Early 60s. Sealed ... $16.99
A rare rare jam from Willie Bobo – a lively little set with a really mod groove! This pre-Verve album has Willie working in a variety of styles – from straight Latin jazz to a mode that's got some groovier 60s touches – emphasized by a bit of electric guitar on a few numbers, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue. Shrinkwrap is shopworn at the bottom.)

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Jack Bongo BurgerEnd On Bongos ... LP
Hi Fi, Late 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
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
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split top seam held with clear tape.)

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CafeCafe ... LP
Vaya, 1974. Very Good ... $43.99
Obscure Latin funk/rock group from the early 70s, with production and supervision by Ray Barretto, and a sound that would fall somewhere in between the NuYorica and Chicano Power compilations. The group's got some nice basslines and keyboard riffs, with a style that's a bit more progressive than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear, some chewing on the bottom corners, and a small tear in the opening.)

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CandidoCandido – Featuring Al Cohn ... LP
ABC, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $13.99
One of the jazziest Candido albums ever – a tight little 50s set that features the master congolero working with a small combo that includes Al Cohn on tenor, Dick Katz on piano, and Joe Puma on guitar! The sound is nice and stripped-down – bristling with a percussive approach to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Silver & maroon label pressing with deep groove. Cover has discoloration from age.)

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CandidoCandido The Volcanic ... LP
ABC, 1957. Near Mint- ... $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 and serrated edge, with ABC-Paramount inner sleeve. Cover has a small name in pen on back, loo0ks great otherwise.)

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✨✧ CandidoCandido's Comparsa ... LP
ABC, Late 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
Perhaps the rarest of Candidio's ABC albums, and one of the few that's just all-out Latin, with no other gimmicks, and a straight ahead hard groove! Players include Chocolate, Armando Pereza, and Patato Valdez backing up Candido's hard-hitting congas – and the record features some excellent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has masking tape on the top seam, marker on front & back, and an ink stamp on back.)

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CandidoConga Soul ... LP
Roulette, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $24.99
An excellent early session from Candido – and one of his first to move from straighter Latin into a much groovier vein! The session's done in collaboration with Lalo Schifrin – who was also working for Roulette at the time – and it's got a style that links Candido's older 50s-styl ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some light wear and splitting.)

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Eddie Cano & His QuintetBrought Back Live From PJ's ... LP
Dunhill, 1967. Very Good ... $39.99
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
(Stereo pressing. Vinyl has a mark that clicks from the middle of "Brown & Blue" and into "I'll Never Forget You". Cover has a small cutout hole and some wear on the top right corner.)

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Eddie Cano & Nino TempoOn Broadway ... LP
Atco, 1966. Very Good ... $11.99
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
(Mono tan & blue label pressing. Cover has some notes in pen and a small name in marker on back. Label has a small name in marker.)

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Bobby CapoExitos De Bobby Capo ... LP
Tropical, 1960s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Titles include "Juguete", "La Cocaleca", "Caracol", "Besame La Bembita", "Chica Perdona", "Maria Dolores", and "Zape Gato". LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl is great – but cover has a light water stain in one corner.)

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Randy CarlosHaving A Ball ... LP
Fiesta, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Some very tasty cha cha work from Randy Carlos – in a hard heavy New York style that's very much in the best tradition of the Fiesta label. Some tracks have a nice nutty edge to them, and titles include "The Kittens Cha Cha Cha", "Wistling Mambo", "Tin Marin", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow pressing with deep groove. Cover has light aging and some splitting in the top seam.)

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Randy CarlosHot Cha Cha ... LP
Fiesta, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Great material from the time when the Fiesta label practically had the market cornered on Cha Cha's! Randy Carlos and his group lay down some nicely off-beat cha cha cha tracks, some with an electric guitar in the mix, which gives a sinister sound to some of the rhythms – in a way that we ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has some seam splitting.)

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Randy CarlosSwingin' With Randy ... LP
Fiesta, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Classic mambo and cha cha material from the Fiesta label of New York. Nothing fancy, but the tracks have a tight groove, and some nice electric guitar as part of the rhythm instrumentation. Titles include "Fantasmas", "Vampire", "More Smoke", "Mark I", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono yellow label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Pepe CastilloEstampa Criolla ... LP
Tropical Buddah, 1984. Near Mint- ... $12.99
Titles include "El Cemento", "Oda A Canario", "Plim Plim", "Nostalgia", "Despedida", "Alma De Criollo", and "Ay Que Rica Es". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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David CedenoLa Mujer De Mi Vida ... LP
Libertad, 1989. Very Good ... $9.99
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Celina Y ReutilioSanta Barbara ... LP
Adria, 1967. Very Good- ... $14.99
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(Heavy white label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a half split bottom seam and some aging.)

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✨✧ Chac MoolCaricia Digital ... LP
WEA (Mexico), 1984. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
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(White vinyl pressing.)

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Charanga CaribeCharanga Caribe Volumen 2 ... LP
Caney, 1980. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Features arrangements from William Sanchez, who also sings on the record – and the group includes Cachao on bass! All tracks are nice and long – and titles include "Rumbero Soy", "Diablo Come Candela", "Paran Pan Pan", and "Separala Tambien". LP, Vinyl record album

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Charanga De La 4Mas Charanga Que Nunca! ... LP
SAR, 1988. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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Charanga La ReinaCharanga La Reina ... LP
Barbaro, 1980. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A very hip group, arranged by Javier Vazques – with flute from Nestor Torres, and timbales from Nicky Marrero! Titles include "Como Campana", "Baila Mi Gente", "La Charanga", "Pelotera", "Charangazo No 1", and "Ocurrencia". LP, Vinyl record album

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Earl ColemanEarl Coleman & The Latin Love In ... LP
Worthy, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
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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✨✧ Johnny ColonBoogaloo Blues ... LP
Cotique, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
A landmark record that should be in any Latin collection! At the time of this album, Johnny Colon was a young trombonist just getting his start – working in the turbulent late 60s Spanish Harlem scene, and picking up on the wide range of styles going down in the hood. At one level, he was a ... 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 Juicio ... LP
Fania, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
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
Also available El Juicio ... CD 14.99

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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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Willie ColonGood – The Bad – The Ugly ... LP
Fania, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
A roots-oriented 70s classic from Willie Colon – one of his standout albums of the decade! Willie continues his "life of crime" approach for the early 70s – moving into an old west look on the cover, and matching that with a slightly rootsier sound on the album! The real ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Willie ColonHustler (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fania/Craft, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
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 & Ruben BladesSiembra ... LP
Fania, 1978. Very Good ... $24.99
A classic 70s salsa jammer from Willie Colon – working here with his one of his greatest vocalists – the young Ruben Blades, back before he'd crossed over to super-huge success! The album really marks a departure for Willie – moving past the bad boy style of earlier records, that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Comparsa Universitaria De La LagunaMagic Trumpet ... LP
RCA, 1965. Very Good- ... $0.99
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(Cover has some wear.)

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Conjunto ConstanzaAtacando ... LP
Salsa International, Early 80s. Near Mint- ... $26.99
A nice little group with a strong Cuban groove – the kind of rootsy mix of older styles that came back during the 70s salsa generation – a time when traditional sounds played strongly on the New York scene! The personnel aren't listed on the jacket – but the album's got tight ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Conjunto MiramarCumbias Con El Miramar (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Discos Fuentes/Vampi Soul (Spain), 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A cracker of a set from 60s Colombia – a record that certainly has plenty of the cumbias promised in the title, but which also features other lively grooves in a guaracha, charanga, and montuno style! The rhythms are upbeat throughout, and recorded in a great way that really gets at all the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Orlando ContrerasContreras ... LP
Mate, 1974. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
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 aging.)

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CortijoCortijo y Su Conjunto Invites You To Dance ... LP
Tropical, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Nice lively early work from Cortijo – and most tracks have an uptempo dance groove to them! There's a mix of merengue and bomba styles here, and vocals are by Ismael Rivera and Nelson Pinedo. Titles include "El Yoyo", "Las Ingratitudes", "Saoco", "Zuembador ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label Tropical pressing.)

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✨✧ Cortijo Y Su Combo Original with Ismael RiveraJuntos Otra Vez ... LP
Coco, 1974. Very Good Gatefold ... $24.99
Features Cortijo in the lead on timbales and congas – with vocals by Ismael Rivera – plus Eddie Perez and Hector Santos on sax, Roberto Roena on bongos, and Martin Quinones on congas! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Cortijo Y Su ComboCantan – Ismael Rivera Y Otros ... LP
Tropical, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon label pressing)

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Jack CostanzoMr Bongo ... LP
Clarion, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A rare bit of Latin jazz from this mighty percussionist – the man also known to the world as Mr Bongo! The date's Jack's only one for Atlantic Records – and the cuts are short, hard, and fast, with Jack's nimble hands on the bongo highlighted on most cuts, with tight backing behind, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Warren CovingtonLatin Si! ... LP
Decca, 1962. Near Mint- ... $7.99
(Now Sound, Latin) LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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Celia CruzCanciones Inolvidables ... LP
Seeco, 1950s/1960s. Sealed ... $19.99
With La Sonora Matancera. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing on Eco.)

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Celia CruzCelia Cruz Con La Sonora Matancera – Su Favorita ... LP
Seeco, Late 50s. Sealed ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing on Eco, cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Celia CruzCuba's Queen Of Rhythm ... LP
Seeco, 1950s. Very Good ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label pressing with deep groove, including the Seeco inner sleeve. Cover has some aging on back.)

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Celia CruzLa Excitante Celia Cruz ... LP
Tico, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $33.99
A tight 60s album for Tico – with titles that include "La Negra Caridad", "Aquita Y Cafe", "Mi Treque Treque", "A La Deriva", "Llegaste", "Sabroso Son Cubano", "A Santa Barbara", and "Para Ti Me Boogaloo". LP, Vinyl record album
(In nice shape!)

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Celia CruzLa Incomparable Celia ... LP
Seeco, Early 60s. Very Good ... $19.99
A collection of hit singles by Celia, most with backing by La Sonora Matancera – her most frequent collaborators back in the early days. Titles include "Poco A Poco", "Chango Ta Vine", "Bajo La Lune", "Que Voy Hacer", and "Los Ritmos Cambian". LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon label pressing.)

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Celia Cruz & Tito PuenteAlgo Especial Para Recordar ... LP
Tico, 1972. Near Mint- ... $19.99
An early 70s session from Celia Cruz & Tito Puente – but one that's recorded with much rootsier touches than you might guess from the date! The album's kind of a precursor to Celia's further rise in the 70s salsa scene in New York – and offers up a nice reworking of older themes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Celia Cruz Con La Sonora MatanceraLa Dinamica (Eco) ... LP
Seeco, 1960. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Features backings from La Sonora Matancera – on titles that include "Tamborilero", "Cuidate Bien", "Lalle Lalle", "Resurge El Omelenko", "Para Tu Altar", "Sigo Esperando", "Tumba La Cana Jibarito", and "Al Vaiven De ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing on Eco. Cover has a split on the spine held with clear tape.)

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Celia Cruz, Johnny Pacheco, & Justo BetancourtRecordando El Ayer ... LP
Vaya, 1976. Very Good ... $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
(Original gatefold pressing!)

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Celia Cruz, Johnny Pacheco, & Pete RodriguezCelia, Johnny, & Pete ... LP
Vaya, 1980. Very Good ... $6.99
This trio of older Latin singers hits a nice 70s salsa vibe on this album of tracks recorded for Vaya. Arrangements are by Sonny Bravo, Luis Garcia, and Javier Vazquez – and titles include "Vida", "Pueblo Negro", "Una Rosa Roja", and "Distintos Caminos" ... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing on Fania.)

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Cuarteto ArmonicoCunado Bailo Contigo ... LP
Peerless, 1962. Very Good ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a half split top seam.)

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Cuarteto MarcanoRecordando Los Exitos Del Cuarteto Marcano ... LP
RCA (Puerto Rico), Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some splitting in the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Joe CubaEl Alma Del Barrio – The Soul Of Spanish Harlem ... LP
Tico, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $19.99
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
(Orange label pressing. Cover has some ring & edge wear.)
Also available El Alma Del Barrio – The Soul Of Spanish Harlem ... CD 18.99

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Joe CubaEl Pirata Del Caribe – The Caribbean Pirate ... LP
Tico, 1979. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A later album by Joe Cuba – but a really great one! Joe's moved from a Latin soul groove into a mode that's soaring and jazzy – with the kind of solos and tight rhythms that made him a legend, updated to reflect some of the NuYorican changes going on around him in the 70s! There's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing – in great shape, save for some very light wrinkling in one corner of the cover.)

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Joe CubaWe Must Be Doing Something Right (Estamos Haciendo Algo Bien) ... LP
Tico, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $28.99
The group were certainly doing something right – as this album has Joe Cuba's sextet at the top of their game, easily showing why they were one of the best groups on the New York scene of the 60s! The album's a pivotal one in the development of Latin Soul – as it sports the incredible ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Venezuelan pressing. Cover has some light wear, but is nice overall.)

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Joe Cuba & Sonny RossiMerengue Loco ... LP
Embajador, Early 60s. Very Good ... $8.99
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
(Cover has a small address sticker in a bottom corner, but is nice overall.)

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Joe Cuba SextetDiggin' The Most ... LP
Seeco, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A classic early groover from the great Joe Cuba – easily his best album of the pre-Latin soul years – and recorded in a tight small combo mode that was really shaking up the New York scene at the time! In advance of most other Latin leaders, Joe was already working here with both ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Seeco pressing. Cover has some edge wear, aging, and light stains around the edges.)

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Xavier CugatBang! Bang! ... LP
Decca, 1966. Very Good+ ... $11.99
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 light wear.)

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Xavier CugatBest Of Cugat ... LP
Mercury, 1961. Near Mint- ... $1.99
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
(Later skyscraper label pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Xavier CugatChile Con Cugie ... LP
RCA, 1959. Very Good+ ... $3.99
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. Back cover has light staining.)

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Xavier CugatCugat Cavalcade ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good ... $0.99
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
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging, small seam splits, and a name in pen on back.)

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Xavier CugatCugat Plays Continental Hits ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice F:35d "Perfect Presence Sound" pressing. Cover has a small center split on the top seam.)

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✨✧ Xavier CugatCugat Plays Continental Hits ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Xavier CugatDance With Cugat (10 inch LP) ... LP
Mercury, Early 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Xavier CugatDance With Xavier Cugat ... LP
Columbia, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $6.99
Classic stuff from Cugie, with a mix of tracks in different rhythms – from mambo, to rhumba, to Afro-Cuban, to guaracha. Titles include "Bim Bam Bum", "Good, Good, Good", "Oye Negra", "Cuba Libre", and "Babalu". LP, Vinyl record album
(Dark red label pressing with the silver text & the deep groove.)
 
 



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