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Fiesta Con El Conde

LP (Item 576300) Fania, 1982 — Condition: Very Good+

Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez was always one of the richest voices to sing on the New York Latin scene in the 70s – a talent with this way of going deep, and really stretching out his notes – but at a level that was quite different than so many other singers of his generation! Pete's approach is never overdone, nor filled with flowery touches – but has this magnificent flow that gives his music this really lasting appeal – even on an early 80s album like this, which other folks might overlook. There's a really classic vibe throughout, thanks to arrangements from Jose Febles – and titles include "Fiesta En El Barrio", "Tu Rumba", "Pastorcillo", "Tristeza", "Punto Bare", and "Quincalla".  © 1996-2018, Dusty Groove, Inc.

Very Good + (plus)

  • Vinyl should be very clean, but can have less luster than near mint.
  • Should still shine under a light, but one or two marks may show up when tilted.
  • Can have a few small marks that may show up easily, but which do not affect play at all. Most marks of this quality will disappear when the record is tilted, and will not be felt with the back of a fingernail.
  • This is the kind of record that will play "near mint", but which will have some signs of use (although not major ones).
  • May have slight surface noise when played.

Additional Marks & Notes

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