• 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 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 BarrettoEye Of The Beholder (1977) / Can You Feel It (1978) [Two Classic Albums On One CD]Expansions
Two classic Ray Barretto albums covering 1977 and 1978. Killer latin funk soul disco fusion including the hits 'Can You Feel It (Let It Groove You)' and...
Ray BarrettoCan You Feel It (1978)Atlantic
Killer latin funk soul disco fusion.
Ray BarrettoTogetherFania
Monster Nuyorican 60s funk-bugalu-latin jazz classic. Check the audio!
Ray BarrettoLa Cuna (1981)CTI
Latin jazz dance classic - Barretto's take on Stevie Wonder's 'Pastime Paradise.'Special reissue available on 180g virgin vinyl, with pure analogue...
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Ray BarrettoHead SoundsFania
Check 'Abidjan' and 'Espiritu Libre'! Deep, heavy latin jazz! Recommended!

Other Releases on Fania

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...
Louie RamirezAli Baba (1972)Fania
Composer, arranger, bandleader, vibist and percussionist, Louie Ramirez was a major figure on the NY latin scene. Here, on his second outing for Fania,...
Fania All StarsLatin Soul RockFania
Heavy, heavy, heavy latin funk and jazz!!!! This is a serious album. "Smoke", "There You Go", "Mama Guela", "Viva Tirado" , "Soul Makossa" are as good...
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Ray BarrettoTogetherFania
Monster Nuyorican 60s funk-bugalu-latin jazz classic. Check the audio!
Joe BataanGypsy WomanFania
Classic latin-soul album on Fania from 1972. Includes "Ordinary Guy" !
Ray BarrettoHead SoundsFania
Check 'Abidjan' and 'Espiritu Libre'! Deep, heavy latin jazz! Recommended!
Monguito SantamariaHey Sister (1969)Fania
Wicked Latin Funk Soul Boogaloo album, loads of killer tracks.

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