• 1. hard hands
  • 2. abidjan
  • 3. love beads
  • 4. mi ritmo te llama
  • 5. got to have you
  • 6. son con cuero
  • 7. mirame de frente
  • 8. new york soul
  • 9. ahora si

Killer funky latin album featuring "Hard Hands", "Abidjan" and the cult classic "Love Beads" ( a jazz dance classic!). Alongside "Acid" this is Ray Barretto's most complete album from the early 1970's. Essential Recommendation!

Other Releases by Ray Barretto

Ray BarrettoQue Viva La MusicaFania
Late 60s deep latin album from Ray Barretto. Original Venezuelan vinyl.
Ray Barretto From The Beginning (1971)Fania
Tough salsa on Fania. Original Venezuelan vinyl, bit of tear on sleeve and taped
Ray BarrettoAcidFania
100% Essential album includes the classic Acid and The Soul Drummers! This is perhaps the single most famous latin album there is, featuring the classic...
Ray BarrettoPastime ParadiseAthens Of The North
CLASSIC NYC latin disco killer tune! A remastered version of the original 7" cut - it's a no brainer! 
Ray BarrettoThe Message (1972)Fania
Classic NuYorican killer Salsa from Barretto.
Ray BarrettoTogetherFania
Monster Nuyorican 60s funk-bugalu-latin jazz classic. Check the audio!
Ray BarrettoLa Cuna (1981)CTI
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Ray BarrettoPowerFania
Contains the latin funk/bugalu gems 'Right On' and 'Power'!
Ray BarrettoLatino Con SoulWs Latino
Firmly in the boogaloo (Latin soul) era, 'Latino Con Soul' may be Barretto at his hippest. Solid Latin, Latin jazz, and percussion tracks, two-thirds of...
Ray BarrettoHead SoundsFania
Check 'Abidjan' and 'Espiritu Libre'! Deep, heavy latin jazz! Recommended!

Other Releases on Fania

Ray BarrettoQue Viva La MusicaFania
Late 60s deep latin album from Ray Barretto. Original Venezuelan vinyl.
Fania All-StarsSpanish Fever (1978)Fania
Essential latin album! Includes the all time power-house latin jazz classic "Coro Miyare"!
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Ray Barretto From The Beginning (1971)Fania
Tough salsa on Fania. Original Venezuelan vinyl, bit of tear on sleeve and taped
Ray BarrettoHard HandsFania
Killer funky latin album featuring "Hard Hands", "Abidjan" and the cult classic "Love Beads" ( a jazz dance classic!). Alongside "Acid" this is Ray Barretto's...
Ray BarrettoAcidFania
100% Essential album includes the classic Acid and The Soul Drummers! This is perhaps the single most famous latin album there is, featuring the classic...
Joe BataanRiot!Fania
Hard-hitting latin soul from the late 60s. An essential boogaloo album - includes 'Riot', 'Muneca' and Joe Bataan's soulful cover of Terry Callier's 'Ordinary...
Celia CruzAnthologyFania
Top tunes from the queen of salsa in this excellent Fania anthology collection US CD IMPORT
Willie ColonThe Good-The Bad-The Ugly (1975)Fania
Seminal, transitional album, his last to feature Hector Lavoe on vocals.
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Ray BarrettoThe Message (1972)Fania
Classic NuYorican killer Salsa from Barretto.
Ray BarrettoTogetherFania
Monster Nuyorican 60s funk-bugalu-latin jazz classic. Check the audio!
Celia CruzIazucar!Fania
Great overview compilation of the great Cuban-born New York salsa singer par excellence and her 60s recordings. Mambo-descarga-boogaloo- salsa and more!
Joe BataanGypsy WomanFania
Classic latin-soul album on Fania from 1972. Includes "Ordinary Guy" !
Joe BataanSaint Latin's Day Massacre (1972)Fania
Great re-issue of a classic album from the king of latin soul, Joe Bataan! Features his ace cover of Isaac Hayes' classic Blaxploitation theme "Shaft"...
Willie ColonEl Malo (1967)Fania
Includes the class mambo jazz tune "Jazzy"! A serious heavyweight selection of 60's latin jazz, boogaloo and latin soul. Essential!
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Ray BarrettoPowerFania
Contains the latin funk/bugalu gems 'Right On' and 'Power'!
Ray BarrettoHead SoundsFania
Check 'Abidjan' and 'Espiritu Libre'! Deep, heavy latin jazz! Recommended!
Joe BataanSubwayFania
Joe in the zone. Killer, bugaloo, latin jazz and 60s heavy, heavy NYC latin.

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