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Bailando El Boogaloo

LP (Item 44837) Musicor, 1967 — Condition: Fair

Although not a boogaloo album all the way through, this is really one of the group's strongest efforts – and a record that does include some really fantastic Latin soul numbers! Arrangements are by Louie Ramirez and Ray Santos, both of whom bring a really darkly grooving sound to the record – pushing the rhythms harder and faster than on most of the group's other sides, and adding in some larger backdrops that really open up the grooves. The record's got some great mad groovers, many of them instrumental – and titles include"El Chico Boogaloo", "Que Bueno Baila Usted", "Hunca Munca", "Hong Kong", and "El Niche".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Stereo pressing. NOTE – Vinyl is in Fair condition. Cover has ring & edge wear, wide clear tape on the top seam, and is lightly bent around the edges.)


This is a grade we rarely use, as we try not to sell records in very bad condition, though in some rare cases we will list a record in such bad shape that it does not conform to the standards above. A "Fair" record will have enough marks or significant flaws that it does not even qualify as "Good", but is a copy you might consider for playing, if you're willing to put up with noise and/or flaws. An example might be a recording with surface noise so heavy that it is equal to the volume of the music. For records listed as "Fair", we will describe the extent of the condition in the comments.

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If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.

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