A heck of a collection of Cuban music – one that follows the sound of the island nation from the early days of the 78rpm single up through the well-recorded Egrem
sessions of the 60s – with a slightly different flavor on each different disc! CD1 features The Rhumba Rage – with 22 tracks by Lecuona Cuban Boys, Antobal's Cubans, Adolfo Utrera, Sexteto Habnero, Trio Matamoros, Don Ziazu's Havana Casino Orchestra, Antonio Machin, and others. CD2 features Mondo Mambo – 22 mambo tracks by Jose Curbelo, Tito Rodriguez, Antonio Machin, Arsenio Rodriguez, Chano Pozo, Marie Teresa Vera, Septeto Anacaona, Rita Montaner, Machito, and others. CD3 features Santeria & Socialism – 23 tracks by Xiomara Alfaro, Barbarito Diez, Daniel Santos, Conjunto Casino, Celina Y Retuillo, Ibrahim Ferrer, Celia Cruz, and others. And CD 4 features Socialismo Con Panchanga – 21 tracks by Orquesta Elio Reve, Los Van Van, Los Bucaneros, Duo Los Diablos, Los Zafiros, Freddy, Rolando La Serie, Orquesta Riverside, La Lupe, and others. 88 tracks in all!