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Hip hugger

“Tropico”  Jorge Ortega y su Orquesta  Another delicious Musart cover!

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Candy girl

“El Piruli”  Arlon Records  (Panama)

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(She’s a) femme fatale

“12 Hits … with Damiron”  Venevox Records  (Mexico)  This dame is one tough lover.  She’ll seduce any man and not think twice about leaving him broke and broken.   (File under:  Bad Girl Art)

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Double with the blue dress on

Sonia y Miriam  Kubaney Records

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Groom service

Pucho Ferrandez en Noche de Boda   Puchito Records   (“Solo Para MaYores”)

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My baby likes to boogaloo!

Joe Cuba   “King of the Boogaloo”   Roulette Records (Fania and Tico in the States)   (1967)   “Sock It To Me”/”Oh Yeah!”

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Stoned love

“Y El Negro Ahi”   Elliot Romero and the Juan B. Fernandez Orchestra (including Charlie Palmieri, Hector Rodriquez)   Jesika Records   Illustration by Steve Quintana III

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Don’t play with your food Angel!

“Fiesta en el Batey”   Angel Luis Garcia “El Profesor Que Canta”     Flor-Mex

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Dream catcher

“Sueno y Realidad”   Las Tres Guittarras   Verne Records (Argentina)

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Cu-bop Japan

More Echoes of Japan (1961)   (King Records Japan)   Tadaaki Misago And His Tokyo Cuban Boys   The Japanese are masters at recreating and imitating foreign art forms and cultures.   Formed in 1949, The Tokyo Cuban Boys were the first Japanese group to seriously play Latin music. They were all outstanding musicians with a tight brass section backed up by some funky percussion.   Here’s a taste of “Yagi Bushi” —

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