Scripting is disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires JavaScript to function correctly.
Style sheets are disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires style sheets to function correctly.
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Enlarge       Note

Power Of Love

CD (Item 537499) Ghetto/Latin Soul Recordings, 1971 — Condition: Used
Out Of Stock

CD

✈

An extremely rare Latin Soul treasure – the legendary Power Of Love set by Joe Acosta – served up with some killer soul vocals by a young Joe Cruz! As you might guess from the "love" in the title, the set's got a focus on the sweeter sounds of Latin Soul – particularly on the English language numbers, which come across with a soulfulness that recalls Joe Bataan during the same period – but even when the record is mellow, it's still got a nice sense of "bottom" – and there's a number of tracks on here that really groove along nicely – rolling with heavy piano or basslines! Instrumentation includes a Bataan-esque trombone section that provides plenty of dark notes alongside the rhythms – and titles include "I Need Her", "Bendita Illusion", "Una Tracion", "Phoenix", "La Bendicion", "La Realidad", and "Amor Perdido" – as well as the bonus track "All Night Long".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Out of print, slight crease through traycard artwork.)

Additional Marks & Notes

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.


Used CD Grade

We have only one grade for non-new CDs at Dusty Groove — "Used CD". This grade is somewhat all-encompassing, but we choose it because we try to offer Used CDs in the best shape possible.

When you purchase a Used CD you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of surface marks, the case to be clean (we often change the cases ourselves), and the booklet to be in good shape. Used CDs may show some signs of use but if there are significant details or defects we will list them underneath the item — just like we do with LPs — so look there for notes on cutout marks, stickers, promo stamps or other details.

All of our Used CDs are guaranteed to play without skipping or flaws. If you purchase a Used CD from Dusty Groove, you have 1 week to play it to determine that it plays correctly — and if it does not, then you may return it for a full refund.


You might be interested


Fania All-Stars

Rhythm Machine
Columbia/Discos 605, 1977. Used
One of the proudest moments of the New York Latin underground – a time when some of its best players wound up playing for Columbia, through a brief affiliation between Fania and the larger label! And although you might think that the album would totally sell out the group's best points, it's ... CD

Ray Barretto

Handprints
Concord, 1991. Used
A smoking later session from Ray – one of his best albums of the 80s and 90s, and recorded with a snapping Latin fusion groove that we really love! The sound is straight Latin jazz all the way – arranged with lots of dark overtones that dip and turn in a style that almost reminds us of ... CD

Poncho Sanchez

Soul Of The Conga
Concord, 2000. Used
Even at this late date in his career, Poncho's still cooking on congas – with a tight band that features David Torres, Tony Banda, Jose Papo Rodriguez, and others, backing him up on this burning session of soulful Latin grooves, plus he's brought in a few ringers like Terrence Blanchard, Joey ... CD

Descarga Boricua

Esta Si Va!
Tierrazo, 1993. Used 2 CDs
... CD

Eddie Palmieri y Su Conjunto La Perfecta

La Perfecta Vol 2 – El Molestoso
Alegre, Early 60s. Used
One of Eddie's early gems with his La Perfecta group – a hard-hitting ensemble with a sound that encompassed the charanga era, yet which also pointed the way towards many styles past it. Eddie's strong piano is a very big part of the group's success – jazzing things up at the right ... CD

Johnny Rivera

Un Estilo Propio
RMM, 1998. Used
... CD

Ismael Rivera

Oro
Tico, 1979. Used
Pure 70s gold from Ismael Rivera – the kind of music that shows why he was one of the best vocalists of the growing salsa scene! The set collects together some of the best tracks from Rivera's work in the 70s Fania empire – all arranged with very sharp arrangements from Joe Cain, ... CD
Ecuajey, 2000. Used
... CD
Fania, 1970s. Used
Music from Hector Lavoe, Roberto Roena, Eddie Palmieri, Johny Pacheco, Bobby Valentin, Tito Puente, Cheo Feliciano, Ismael Miranda, Tipica 73, Charlie Palmieri, Willie Colon & Adalberto Santiago. CD

Orquesta Borinquen

El Trombonista
Orquesta Borinquen, 2007. Used
... CD

Rosie Gaines

Closer Than Close
Motown, 1995. Used
... CD
Atlantic, 1976. Used
A classic 70s soul soundtrack – and a dream of a combination! Curtis Mayfield wrote the soundtrack and produced the album – and the result is a killer batch of 70s soul tracks that matches Aretha's strong vocals with the hip Curtom sound of Chicago! Aretha was still doing pretty well ... CD
 



⇑ Top