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Cha-Cha-Cha and Mambo

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Vampire’s weekend

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Here’s one you won’t find anywhere else online!  Attilio and his Tango Orchestra   “Dracula Tango”   Vogue Records (France)  (1974)   Monster cover art by Bernard Monie

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Soul drummer

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Ken Macintosh and his Orchestra “Rock a Conga”  RCA  (France)

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Doesn’t matter if you’re black or white

Tito Puente  “Black and White * French Barclay E.P.   Tracks: Ran Kan Kan / Mambo Gallego b/w Que lindo el mambo / Manbiando

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Bolling kingpin

Dario Moreno  with Claude Bolling and his Orchestra “”Oh!  Que Mambo”  Philips Records  (France)  Looks like a french Jackie Gleason … And Awaaaaaaay We Go!

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Ha-Cha-Cha!

Bobby Madera and His Orchestra  “Look, I’m Doing the Cha-Cha! … *and the Merengue and the Mambo.”  ABC Records   Thanks to LP cover lover Viejoteca Chango (Viejoteca) who adds “Bobby Madera comes from Baltimore, Maryland where he began his musical career as a trumpet player.  He was also composer, arranger and he joined the Latin band of Machito.”

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What time is it?

“Samba Time”  Egidio Bortoli and Latin American Rhythm  Spotlight Records (Australia)

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The Cuban shuffle

“Cha Cha Cha”  Ramon Marquez  Musart Records

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Ghost buskers

Los Fantasmas   Jose Curbelo   Polydor Records (France)

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Ben Dover at the Sands

Cha-Cha a Mexico   Las Secretarias el Bodeguero   avec les orchestres Pepe Luis et Frankie   Fontana Records EP   France

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Drum set

Boleros   Ramoncito Gomes     MusiColor Records

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