Joe Cuba

Merengue Loco (772124 LP)

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Merengue Loco

Joe Cuba

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LPS 146936

772124 LP

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This LP presents legendary conga drummer Joe Cuba’s very first recordings under his own name, originally issued on three different albums which combined Cuba’s tracks with music by Sonny Rossi’s orchestra. The original LPs on which the Cuba sides first appeared are "Merengue Loco" (Embajador Records 6002), "Joe Cuba" (Embajador Records 6003), and "Cha Cha Cha – You’ll Feel on Top of the World" (Mardi-Gras Records LP-5013; aka Out of This World Cha Cha).

PERSONNEL:

JOE CUBA (conga drums, leader) & His Orchestra
Newark, New Jersey, 1961.

A1-A4: Originally issued on MERENGUE LOCO [other tracks by Sonny Rossi]
A5-A9 & B1-B5: Originally issued as JOE CUBA
B6-B9: Originally issued on CHA-CHA-CHA [other tracks by Sonny Rossi]

SIDE A:

01 MERENGUE LOCO
02 SOY PILONGO (MERENGUE)
03 EL AGUA NO
04 PREGÓN CHA CHA (MERENGUE)
05 JOE CUBA’S MAMBO
06 CARITA SUCIA
07 CON MI MAMBO
08 CHA CHA DE RAMÓN
09 LOS PASOS CHA CHA

SIDE B:

01 BRINCANDO CHA CHA
02 ALEGRE MAMBO
03 PICANDO
04 BAYAMO Y EL CHA CHA
05 LENGUA MÁGICA
06 STORMY WEATHER
07 KISS THE BOYS GOODBYE
08 TEMPTATION
09 STEPPING THE CHA CHA