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Mondo Mambo: The Best of Perez Prado ()


A nice compilation from Rhino of greatest hits by the master (and, more than likely, the founder) of the mambo. Perez Prado was the original Mambo King, and this album attempts to explain that title in full detail. Many of the softer works are here, as any good fan would expect -- "Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White," "Patricia," etc. Also, the notable inclusion of a couple works that showcase Beny More's vocals helps out the album somewhat, making use of the impressive singer. In addition, the more "standardized" mambos ( ...

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  1. Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White
  2. Patricia
  3. Mambo Jambo
  4. Pachito E'ché
  5. Pianolo
  6. Skokiaan
  7. Mambo No. 5
  8. Mambo No. 8
  9. Perdido
  10. April in Portugal
  11. Anabacoa
  12. San Remo
  13. Guaglione
  14. Perfidia
  15. Babarabatiri
  16. Mambo del Ruletero
  17. Cosé Cosé Cos
  18. Frenesi
  19. Caballo Negro
  20. Adios
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