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Movete like you feel it!

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Movete…Chiquita…Movete!  Courtesy of lp cover lover Juan Manuel in Argentina.  Groovy!

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Groove juice

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“Ritmo y Juventud en la Contina de la Guardia Nueva”  Odeon “Pops” Record  (Argentina)  A various artist dance music compilation from a TV show in 1962   Illustration by Aldo Rivero

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Cuttin’ a rug

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Danzones a su Gusto  Various orchestras  Musart Records (Mexico)  Cover illustration signed “Landa”

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Sheer delight

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Raul Lopez  “Loca Ansiedad”  Fabuloso Records (great name!)  (Columbia)

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Conga lioness

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Another great cover from Cuba and Kubaney Records!  This was a long time want list find.  “RITMO”   Tojo and his Orchestra

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Soft and lovely

“Soft Latin Touch”  Moody Night  Crown Records (Japan) (1961)

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Turban legends?

Latin Quartet  A Saef Records EP (Spain)

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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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Just say yes!

Gilberto Sextet “Yes, I Will”  Tico Records  (1969)  A nice latin, boogaloo, gospel-tinged anthem of optimism and empowerment (think Lee Dorsey’s “Yes, We Can” ).  Reminds me a bit of Jimmy Cliff in some way too.

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Mellita, domi adsum.

“Hit Melodies in Latin”  RCA Victor Japan

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