SALSA MAXIMUS 70's - LO MEJOR DE LA SALSA

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The list author says: "FANIA RECORDS: Lo Mejor de Musica Latina/The Best in Latin Music."
Our Latin Thing
1.  Our Latin Thing by Fania All Stars
The list author says:
  "Nuestra Cosa/Our Latin Thing: The start of the Salsa Explosion (circa 1972). This set the world on fire with an array of immortals which included Pacheco, Harlow, Barretto, Roena, & Bobby Valentin."
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Lo Mato
2.  Lo Mato by Willie Colon
The list author says:
  "This Willie Colon/Hector Lavoe classic from 1973 contains "Calle Luna, Calle Sol", "Todo Tiene Su Final", & "El Dia De Suerte". The band is on target, and Hector's vocals flow like a mighty river."
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De Ti Depende
3.  De Ti Depende by Hector Lavoe
The list author says:
  "From Ponce, PR-El Cantante de los Cantantes: Hector Lavoe (1946-1993), I recommend this Salsa Classic which contains the jewel "Periodico de Ayer" written by Tite Curet Alonso."
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Cheo
4.  Cheo by Cheo Feliciano
The list author says:
  "Cheo Feliciano's 1971 comeback  features the songs Anacaona & Pa' Que Afinquen. He was accompanied by the likes of Larry Harlow, Johnny Pacheco, Bobby Valentin and Louie Ramirez. Most of the songs were written by his dear friend, Catalino "Tite" Curet Alonso. This my friends, is truly a classic."
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Hommy a Latin Opera
5.  Hommy a Latin Opera by Orchestra Harlow
The list author says:
  "Salsa's answer to The Who's "Tommy", "Hommy" (1973) includes a great lineup of singers with the likes of Celia, Pete El Conde, Justo Betancourt, Adalberto Santiago, Cheo, and Jr. Gonzalez as "Hommy"."
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Soy Feliz
6.  Soy Feliz by Ismael Rivera
The list author says:
  "From Santurce, PR-El Sonero Mayor: Ismael Rivera (1928-1987). This classic album from 1975 contains Bobby Capo's composition of "Las Tumbas", written to Maelo when he was imprisoned in the 1960's."
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Celia & Johnny
7.  Celia & Johnny by Celia Cruz
The list author says:
  "The Immortal Queen of Salsa Celia Cruz with Johnny Pacheco and Papo Lucca. This 1974 album features "Quimbara", one of the best songs ever made in Salsa. Celia, Rest In Peace, we miss you."
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Siembra
8.  Siembra by Willie Colon
The list author says:
  "This is a monumental recording for Salsa. Willie and Ruben's 1978 classic proves timeless in an album that features the immortal songs Pedro Navaja, Plastico, and Siembra."
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Rican/Struction
9.  Rican/Struction by Ray Barretto
The list author says:
  "1979: The return of Ray Barretto from injury. His best release with Adalberto on vocals.Adelante Siempre Voy is hot (Conga solo included) and Tumbao Africano sizzles with Salvador Cuevas on bass."
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Rey Del Bajo
10.  Rey Del Bajo by Bobby Valentín
The list author says:
  "El Rey Del Bajo, Bobby Valentin. This 1974 release for Fania includes the tracks Aqui No Me Quedo and Hay Craneo. Vocals by two late & great singers: Frankie Hernandez y Marvin Santiago. "OFICIAL!""
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Su Apollo Sound V.5
11.  Su Apollo Sound V.5 by Roberto Roena
The list author says:
  "The one time "nene" of Cortijo's Combo and El Gran Combo, Roberto formed his own group to realize his idea of combining a revue and orchestra. The result: The Apollo Sound."
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Top Percussion
12.  Top Percussion by Tito Puente
The list author says:
  "Tito Puente, Mongo SantaMaria, & Willie Bobo defined Top Percussion."
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Gold 1973-1976
13.  Gold 1973-1976 by Eddie Palmieri
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  "The Sun of Latin Music, Eddie Palmieri, along with Ismael Quintana and Lalo Rodriguez in a nice compilation spanning from 1973 to 1976."
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Musical Conquest Conquista Musical
14.  Musical Conquest Conquista Musical by La Sonora Poncena
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  "One of the Poncena's best albums led by Papo Lucca on Piano. Luigi Texidor, Yolanda Rivera and Miguelito Ortiz provide the great vocals."
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El Bestial Sonido de... Ricardo Ray y Bobby Cruz
15.  El Bestial Sonido de... Ricardo Ray y Bobby Cruz by Ricardo Ray
The list author says:
  "Direct from Puerto Rico, Ricardo Ray and Bobby Cruz deliver with this great album. Sonido Bestial has one of the best piano solos I've ever heard. Sonido Bestial, Señora, & Guaguanco Triste are cuts."
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Perfecta Combinacion
16.  Perfecta Combinacion by Johnny Pacheco
The list author says:
  "The Maestro Johnny Pacheco & Pete El Conde Rodriguez proved to be La Perfecta Combinacion in this early 70's release for Fania."
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Asi Se Compone un Son
17.  Asi Se Compone un Son by Ismael Miranda
The list author says:
  "Ismael Miranda's first  album after leaving Orchestra Harlow. Great title cut, Orq. Revelacion features a couple of youngsters named Oscar Hernandez (on piano) and Nicky Marrero (timbales)."
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Plante Bandera
18.  Plante Bandera by Tommy Olivencia
The list author says:
  "A Salsa Tour De Force featuring one of my favorite soneros of all time: Chamaco Ramirez. With Olivencia's powerful and award winning band, La Primerisima."
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Campanero Rumbero
19.  Campanero Rumbero by Willie Rosario
The list author says:
  "A collection from "Mr. Afinque" Willie Rosario in his glory days at Inca Records. Vocals by Chamaco Rivera, Junior Toledo, and Frankie Figueroa."
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Pa Bravo Yo
20.  Pa Bravo Yo by Justo Betancourt
The list author says:
  "From Matanzas, Cuba: the great sonero Justo Betancourt cuts up his rivals on Pa Bravo Yo and Oyeme Cantar in this 1973 classic from Fania Records."
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Tipica 73
21.  Tipica 73 by Tipica '73
The list author says:
  "The first spinoff from the Ray Barretto Band, Tipica '73 with Adalberto Santiago, Orestes Vilato, and Sonny Bravo. Great debut album."
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Maquina Del Tiempo
22.  Maquina Del Tiempo by Cortijo
The list author says:
  "Rafael Cortijo y su Maquina de Tiempo. A mixture of Puerto Rican Folklore with New York Funk & Jazz, it was a little ahead of its time back in 1975 but now it is just simply electrifying"
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Happy Days
23.  Happy Days by El Gran Combo
The list author says:
  "El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, this institution has been running since 1962 led by pianist Rafael Ithier.This 1981 release features El Menu and the stunning Timbalero."
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Rhythm Machine
24.  Rhythm Machine by Fania All Stars
The list author says:
  "One more time for the All Stars, this CD contains 3 excellent tunes: Ella Fue (with Mongo Santa Maria), Juan Pachanga (with Ruben Blades on vocals), & En Orbita (a heavy descarga)."
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Latin Cool: Essential Latin Jazz
25.  Latin Cool: Essential Latin Jazz by Cal Tjader
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  "And finally, I have included this smoking Latin Jazz compilation. Some great compositions of this genre are included here like "Acid", "Mambo Diablo", & "Mambo Mongo". Recommended!"
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Last updated: 10/6/07
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