Panama! 3 Calypso Panameno, Guajira jazz & Cumbia Tipica On The Isthmus 1960-75

Soundway
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  • 1. lord panama and the stickers – fire down below
  • 2. orquesta de armando boza can manito johnson – samba calypso
  • 3. papi brandao y sus ejecutivos – bilongo
  • 4. ceferino nieto – el pajaro zum zum
  • 5. little francisco greaves – moving-grooving
  • 6. los silvertones – up tight
  • 7. orchestra los embajadores con camilo azuquita – shingalin en panama
  • 8. soul apollo with frederick clarke – chombo pa' la tienda
  • 9. amalia delgado con el conjunto inspiracion el conjunto inspiracion santeria – carretera al canajagua
  • 10. yin carrizo – 20 de enero en ocu
  • 11. maximo rodriquez y las estrellas panamenos – chevere que chevere
  • 12. ralph weeks with the telecasters – gua-jazz
  • 13. panaswing – me lo dijo una gitana
  • 14. beby castor con los juveniles – lloraras
  • 15. los mozambiques – llegamos ya
  • 16. los salvajes del ritmo – st john's guaguanco
  • 17. lord cobra – colon colon
  • 18. conjunto panama – triguenito y solo
  • 19. black czar – bamboo dance
  • 20. lord cobra and his sugar tone band – partido calpysonian
  • 21. sir valentino con combo esclavos alegres – masters are gone
  • 22. los invasores – el ratan
  • 23. los silvertones – carmen

This is the brilliant third installment from Soundways 'Panama!' series of super-rare latin gems!!!

Panama connects North and South America and its music reflects both cultures.  This fantastic compilation focuses on a cross-section of diverse music from Panama in the mid 60's and early 70's, the tracks span funk, descargas and calypsos. Much of the music has a distinct African jazz feel as if Mulatu Astake from Ethoipia had been dropped into Panama at some point! Panama 3 with definitely get your head bopping and feet tapping with it's infectious energy, funky percussive rhythms and brilliant story-telling lyrics. 

Comes with a great booklet jammed full of of notes and photos. Don't miss this superb compilation!

Very highly Recommended!