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Artist information:
Artist:
Barretto Ray
Instrument(s):
Bandleader, Percussion
Country:
U.S.A.
Gender:
Male

Record title:
El Watusi / Ritmo Sabroso (HOL)
Price: (Euro)
20
Main style:
World Music & Folklore
Substyle(s):
Latin, Modern

Record information:
Record Company/
Label:
Roulette
Catalogue
number:
RL 21 172
Released
originally:
1962
This copy:
(if not orig.)

1963
Cover made in:
Holland
Record made in:
Holland
Media:
Single
Sub media:
45
Condition/
cover:
M-
Condition/
record(s):
EX
Additional information about:
Label:Cover:
White labels with yellow, green, blue and red "roulette" stripes. Curved black Roulette logo at top.Dutch only (?) picture sleeve without seams. A few light creases.
Record(s):Attachment:
One tiny surface mark, doesn't affect play. Otherwise M-.
Other information & picture:
A well-know American band leader and conga player, widely credited as the godfather of Latin Jazz, born in 1929 in Brooklyn, New York from Puerta Rican parents. His first charanga (Cuban dance music popular in the 1940s) recordings, taken from his debut album "Charanga Moderna", Tico S(LP) 1087 (USA 1962).


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