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  • 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!

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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
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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 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...
Ray BarrettoHead SoundsFania
Check 'Abidjan' and 'Espiritu Libre'! Deep, heavy latin jazz! Recommended!

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Louie RamirezAli Baba (1972)Fania
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Tito PuenteTito Puente and His Concert OrchestraFania
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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 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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Ralfi Pagan does latin soul on Fania, 1973

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