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Fania All StarsSocial Change ... LP
Fania, 1981. Very Good+ ... $13.99
Features guest work from Gato Barbieri on tenor, and an appearance by Steel Pulse! Titles include "12 Bar", "La Tonada Del Gato", "De Vuelta A Mis Raices", and "Salsalito". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bent bottom corner with heavy wear, staining & tape, but the rest of the cover is great.)

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Fania All-StarsLive At The Red Garter Vol 2 ... LP
Fania, 1972. Near Mint- ... $48.99
A Latin soul party – beyond compare! The album's a completely wonderful live set that really captures the energy, excitement, and warm sociability of the hip New York scene at the end of the 60s. The music is stunning – a freewheeling blend of jazz, soul, and Latin themes – played with effortless ease by a lineup that includes Joe Bataan, Ray Barretto, Willie Colon, Larry Harlow, Bobby Quesada, Louie Ramirez, Ralph Robles, and some of the other heavy-hitters of the Latin soul years. (Just imagine trying to get so many jazz or rock talents together on one stage – it would never happen!) The album's incredible – and even the spoken introductions and crowd noise really help set the feel of the era's mighty magic power! Titles on this second volume include "Kikapoo Joy Juice", "If This World Were Mine", "Richie's Bag", "Red Garter Strut", and "Son Cuero Y Boogaloo". Firey stuff, and one of their best records! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original multi-color label pressing! Cover has a name on back, but is great overall.)

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Fania All-StarsSpanish Fever ... LP
Columbia, 1978. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A fresh new groove from The Fania All Stars – one that definitely has them picking up some of the Spanish elements mentioned in the title – the fusing them into the tight mix of Latin, club, and jazz they were doing at Columbia Records in the late 70s! These new elements are often light – a bit of acoustic guitar here, maracas there, or some slightly different rhythms – and they're warmed up nicely by the mix of electric and acoustic instrumentation used by the group – who are definitely at the height of their disco powers here! Core players include Papo Lucca on keyboards, Nicky Marrero on timbales, Johnny Pacheco and Roberto Roena on percussion, and Bobby Valentin on bass – and other players include Hubert Laws on flute, Eric Gale on guitar, Luie Ramirez on vibes, and Luiz Perico Ortiz on trumpet. Vocals are by Ismael Miranda, Pacheco, and Ruben Blades – and titles include "Spanish Fever", "Que Pasa", "Space Machine", "Donde", "Your Sereneness", and "Sin Tu Carino". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Label has an ink stamp. Cover has light wear, a promo stamp, and a tracklist sticker.)

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Pete Rodriguez/Fania All StarsI Like It Like That (orig, aaron jerome remix)/Click (kashmeer brothers if music remix) ... 12-inch
Fania (UK), 2007. Very Good+ ... $11.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Fania sleeve.)

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✨✧ Fania All-StarsCross-Over ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A landmark album – one that has the Fania All-Stars playing in a Latin club style that greatly influenced dance music for years to come! The title "Cross-Over" might make you think of this one as a sell-out attempt, but it's not – it's a brilliant effort by the New York Latin scene to reach a much larger audience, and at the time, it really really worked! The album's actually got a surprisingly strong jazz basis to a lot of the playing – mixed with soul, disco, and funk influences that helped make this one a big album in the crates of plenty of non-Latin listeners. Features work by Eric Gale, Ruben Blades, Louie Ramirez, and Johnny Pacheco – and includes the cuts "You Want It You Got It", "Brazilian Paradise", "What A Big Thing", "Los Bravos", and "Prepara". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, lightly bent corners and some waviness and peeling from moisture at the bottom corner.)

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✨✧ Fania All-StarsLive At The Cheetah Vol 1 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fania/Craft, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Killer early work by the Fania All Stars – caught live at the legendary Cheetah club, which was the heart of the New York salsa scene at the start of the 70s! The album is easily one of the best by the group – and features long tracks that really capture the jamming intensity that occurred on stage when this many great artists were brought together in one space – kind of the "next step" for the older descarga mode put forth at the start of the 60s, pushed forward into the prouder, more unified Latin scene of the 70s! All Stars on this date include Ray Barretto, Larry Harlow, Bobby Valentin, Willie Colon, Johnny Pacheco, and others – and titles on this first volume include "Quitate Tu", "Descarga Fania", and "Anaconda". LP, Vinyl record album
(50th Anniversary Edition!)
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✨✧ Alegre All StarsEl Manicero Vol 2 ... CD
Fania, Early 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Insanely wonderful stuff – from the first note to the last – and a record that had a huge influence on the New York scene of the 60s! The album's the second in the Alegre All Stars format – performed by an all-star group that includes Charlie Palmieri, Chombo Silva, Kako, Bobby Rodriguez, Elliot Romero, Willie Rosario, and Mark Weinstein. The set features long descarga tracks recorded with a cool style that has funny snippets between the musicians and the recording booth between each song, which along with the caricatures on the cover, really helps support the feeling of goodwill and partnership that drove the record – much more so than you'd hear on an all-star jazz set from the same time! The players clearly love each other, and really manage to put egos aside to cook up some amazing grooves! Titles include "Conusuelate", "Bembe en La Luna", and "El Sopon". CD
(Out of print.)
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Mongo SantamariaRed Hot ... LP
Tappan Zee, 1979. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $7.99
A great Bob James-directed session from Mongo Santamaria – and a set that takes the fusion-inflected Latin work he was doing on the Vaya label, and blends it with an even tighter, sharper CTI Records vibe! The approach is a bit like that combination of underground Latin and larger label resources that brought great sounds to both Ray Barretto and the Fania All Stars at the time – and the session features excellent CTI help from Bob James on keyboards, Eric Gale on guitar, and Hubert Laws on flute – the latter of whom got his start working with Mongo in the 60s! Titles include a funky electric remake of "Watermelon Man", plus the cuts "Afro Cuban Fantasy", "Jamaican Sunrise", "Jai Alai", and "Sambita". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. NOTE - The left half of the cover has light staining and heavy waviness, due to moisture. Also, a timing strip, promo stamp.)

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✨✧ VariousBig Ol' Bag O' Boogaloo Vol 4 (with download) ... LP
Andale, Late 60s. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
A massive batch of Latin soul from the late 60s – all pulled from the deeper corners of the New York underground – from a range of fresh, young musicians who go way beyond the bigger names on Fania and Tico! The tunes here really show the sharpest changes in Latin music at the time – the strong embrace of soul and jazz sounds from other stretches of the uptown scene – and the move to smaller, tighter groups after years of bigger bands – which makes for the kind of lively instrumental interplay you're more likely to hear from a funk combo! Some numbers here have swinging soulful vocals, others are really cooking on the instrumental tip – and titles include "The Aztec Theme" by The Aztecs, "Having Fun" by Pepe Fernandez, "Ain't That Right" by Arthur Sterling, "Mi Guajira" by Frankie Nieves, "El Gallo" by Al Gonzalez, "Damelo Baby" by The Aztecs, "C-Rations & Cornbread" by Pepe Fernandez, and "Do The Boogaloo" by New York All Stars & Orquesta Novel. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download for the whole album!)

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VariousRough Guide To Boogaloo ... CD
Rough Guide, 2005. Used ... $8.99
Features tracks by Pete Rodriguez, Ismael Rivera, Fania All Stars, Joe Cuba, Bobby Valentin, Ralph Robles, and others! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Orchestra HarlowHommy – A Latin Opera ... LP
Fania, 1973. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Orchestra Harlow's answer to the Who's Tommy – Hommy, a Latin Opera, and one of the few concept albums we know from the New York Latin scene of the time! The tracks are fairly short, and they're separated by short "interludes" throughout the album that feature some cool spoken bits that trace the story of the record, but which also have the humorous touches of some of the older Alegre All Stars albums from the 60s. And although Orchestra Harlow borrow the name of the Who's album, the work here is all original – not covers – two long "acts", spread out over the sides of the record with a sophisticated approach that shows the Harlow group moving into much deeper territory at the time. Lead vocals are by Junior Gonzalez, and you'll also hear Adalberto Santiago, Cheo Feliciano, Justo Betancourt, and Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez. Tracks include "Gracia Divina", "Mantecadito", "El Doctor Y La Razon", "Es Un Varon", "El Dia De Navidad", and "Soy Sensacional". LP, Vinyl record album
(Venezuelan pressing.)

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✨✧ VariousJohn Leguizamo – Ghetto Klown – Music From My Hood ... CD
Fania, 1970s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Music from the Fania All Stars, Celia Cruz & Johnny Pacheco, Hector Lavoe, LA Lupe, Willie Colon & Ruben Blades, Orchestra Harlow, Ray Barretto and more. CD
(Out of print and sealed.)

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✨✧ Bobby ValentinIn Motion ... LP
Fania, 1974. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A standout 70s session from Bobby Valentin – his last record for Fania, and a perfect example of the strengths that had allowed him to rise up to the ranks of the label's famous All-Stars! Bobby's playing electric bass throughout, but his biggest skill here is really that of a leader – one who really brings strong focus to the group, and lets it hit strongly both on righteous groovers and some warmer numbers too. Vocals are by Marvin Santiago and Frankie Hernandez – and titles include "Amar Y Vivir", "Borinquen You Te Canto", "Siempre Junto A Ti", "Bella Mujer", and "Safa Diablo" – plus a surprising Latin jazz version of "Shiny Stockings"! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original multi-color label pressing – a nice copy!)

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✨✧ VariousRazorblade Breaks – The Original Cuts Vol 2 ... LP
Rawkus, 1960s/1970s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Rawkus pulls together a handful of the best tracks sampled for some of it's best tracks, and releases them on a compilation in their original format a la Dusty Fingers! 10 great cuts in all, including "Cha, Ch, Cha" by the Fania All Stars, "Burlesque In Barcelona" by Jakob Magnusson, "Legend In His Own Mind" by Gil Scott-Heron, "Clouds In My Sunshine" by Redbone, "Espani Cani" by Moog Espana, "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" by Tony Mottola, "Funky Music" by Patti Labelle, "Fly Me To The Moon" by Dick Hyman, "Tomorrow May Not Feel the Same" by Gene Chandler and "Mi Cosa" by Wes Montgomery. LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ VariousDJ Lubi Presents – Salsa Dura ... CD
Freestyle (UK), Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Hard salsa jams selected by DJ Lubi – who has put together hot set that's steeped heavily in traditional style – killer stuff from pure NYC salsa, to faithful and feverish jams the west coast, to the UK, Venezuela, Colombia and beyond! Most of these numbers here are from the 70s Fania school of feverish salsa, with a few legends and younger groups that truly generate the proper heat – with tracks from the past couple years by Snowboy & The Latin Section, Johnny Polanco, Grupo Latin Vibe, Ray Rodriguez and many more! Titles include "Oscuridad" by Johnny Palanco & Conjuto Amistad, "No Cuentes" by Santiago Allstars, "El Embajador" by Jimmy Bosch, Atrevete" by Bio Ritmo, "Mas Salsa" by Cheo Linares, "Me Voy Pa La Rumba" by Grupo Latin Vibe, "Bailalo" by Snowboy & The Latin Section, "Baila Con Swing Sabroso" by Ray Rodriguez Y Swing Sabroso and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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