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Coleccion De Oro [Import]

Perez PradoAudio CD
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Product Details

  • Audio CD (September 28, 1999)
  • Original Release Date: September 21, 1999
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Orfeon Records
  • ASIN: B000021XWD
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #964,860 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. Mambo No.8
2. Patricia
3. La Chula Linda
4. La Nina Popoff
5. Al Compas Del Mambo
6. Mambo Del Politecnico
7. Maria Bonita
8. Norma La De Guadalajara
9. A La Billy May
10. Mambo Barroco
See all 12 tracks on this disc
Disc: 2
1. Que Rico Mambo
2. Mambo No.5
3. Cerezo Rosa
4. Lupita
5. Mambo En Sax
6. Mambo Del Ruletero
7. Mambo Universitario
8. Caballo Negro
9. Pachito E'che
10. Pachuco Bailarin
See all 12 tracks on this disc

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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic! August 23, 2011
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I probably shouldn't give them any ideas, but how can you buy such magnificent music this cheap! I could listen to it all day! Thanks!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very well missed! (Revised) September 15, 2008
Format:Audio CD
What a joy in hearing the music of the legendary Mambo king Doñ Dámaso Pérez Prado when growing up in the 60's. Today's Latin instrumental music pales in comparison to the era of natural acoustic rhythm sections of those days.

My favorite Mambo songs are: (the famous) "Lupita," (the organist at the Mets Shea Stadium would occasionally play) "Patricia," "Mambo #8," "Mambo #5," (the ever so romantic ballad - probably most people would remember the movie "Mambo Kings" when Antonio Banderas did the trumpet solo piece) "María Bonita," "Norma La de Guadalajara," (a unique sound using a harpsichord and played in a baroque classic sound) "Mambo Barroco," (Calípso rhythm...mmm so tantalizing) "Mambo del Taconazo," "Rico, Caliente y Sabroso," "Que Rico Mambo," (Jazzy Latin flairs) "Mambo en Sax," "Corazón de Melón," "Pachito E'Che," and to tell you the truth... many more songs on this 28-track, two-compact disc package.

The collection of gold hits by the late great Mambo king is memorable and well worth the price. The songs are well missed. But only if you don't have this fine work of art on CD.

One last note, my inspiration Erroll Garner and Pérez Prado occasionally exchanged influence on one another. When you listen carefully to the two of them playing (of course on CD, because they are the legendary great instrumentalists), you will note that both men appears to have two left hands. But the case with Prado, he has two left hands and two right hands!! The speed and timing of his playing was awesome! (See the episodes of I Love Lucy ... Ricky Ricardo orchestra announced a surprise guest to the program...probably in the mid 1950's.
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