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Mambo King ()


The Proper label's Proper Introduction to Pérez Prado presents two dozen of his most popular recordings, largely drawn from the RCA-Victor catalog of the 1950s. Everything one would need to learn about Prado is here: the mambos, the high-velocity tempos, the punchy trumpet section, and Prado's patented grunts and hollers of encouragement. In addition to a tribute to Cuban conga master Chano Pozo, there is a mambo inspired by Stan Kenton's orchestra and a nutty opus patterned after the work of bandleader Billy May, which is ...

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  1. Que Rico el Mambo
  2. Cereso Rosa (Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White)
  3. Mambo No. 5
  4. Angelitos Negros
  5. Mambo a la Kenton
  6. Mi Cazuelita
  7. Cuban Mambo
  8. Mambo No. 8
  9. La Chula Linda
  10. Pianolo
  11. Caballo Negro
  12. La Billy May
  13. Rica
  14. Kon Toma
  15. Actopan
  16. Al Compas del Mambo
  17. Electricidad
  18. Jose
  19. Saco la Mano
  20. No Me Quieras Tanto
  21. Timba, Timba
  22. Macome
  23. Memoria a Chano
  24. Mambo en Sax
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Mambo King
2004, Proper Sales & Dist.

UPC: 805520060417


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