Las Potranquitas del Norte Caliente Records (Columbia) (1973) . This is music from northern Mexico called, Norteno. Norteno music revolves around the accordion, drums and the Baja Sexto (a big acoustic bass guitar) to produce a polka like sound. Las Potranquitas add the electric guitar and bass. Their music follows the traditional Notreno polka blueprint, but there are flashes of bubblegum pop and garage rock that poke through all the Oom-pah!. Listen HERE.
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“Ssshock de Exitos” RCA Victor Records (Argentina) Lp cover lover Klaus writes This is Susana Gimenez, a superstar of Argentina. The photo is from her first moments as a model (in the 70s), then she went to work as an actress. She had a show on TV for 25 years and starred in the theater. All this made her a millionaire.
Brother McQueen and the Queens “God’s Not Dead at My House” Melody Records I found a great blog today. Check out The Good, Bad & Ugly Gospel Records site.
Bob Wood Plays it Cool MRC Records (that’s MAJOR Recording Company folks) Even Carl Perkins gives Bob props in the liner notes: “If kindness, concern for fellowman, loyalty to wife and family have anything to do with the making of a man, then my friends, meet a man, Bob Wood. Besides being a friend, I regard Bob as one of the very few great stylists on guitar. Talents are essential n the music business, being a man is helpful in any field. Combined you don’t miss. Now enjoy with me, an album by just such a person, my friend, Bob Wood.” How cool is that! …. Wait, “being a man is helpful in any field?” …