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Tito Rodriguez Three Loves Have I - Cha-Cha-Cha, Mambo, Guaguanaco (LP, 180g Vinyl)

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(Pure Pleasure) 12 tracks - Re-issue of the original 1958 'RCA' LP album It all began, like so... more

Tito Rodriguez: Three Loves Have I - Cha-Cha-Cha, Mambo, Guaguanaco (LP, 180g Vinyl)

(Pure Pleasure) 12 tracks - Re-issue of the original 1958 'RCA' LP album

It all began, like so many worthwhile things begin, with a dream. The dream was that of someday lead-ing one of the finest of all Latin-American dance orchestras and it belonged to a gifted young Puerto Rican lad and native of San Juan — Tito Rodriguez. Today the dream has become a reality. But, like all dreams that eventually come true, it took hard work and determination plus talent. Tito also had something else in his favor — an inherent love, understanding and appreciation for the music of Latin America.

Tito's early, most formative years were centered around his aptitude for music. He found it com-paratively simple to master the technique of any musical instrument he wanted to play; he learned to play most of them. And he learned something else — he had a voice. It was the kind of voice people liked to listen to, it created excitement, and it brought him fame.

As vocalist with the Xavier Cugat and Enric Madriguera orchestras, it wasn't long before Tito Rodriguez was being heralded as the Number One Latin-American Singing Personality. This would have been success enough for most people, but for the irrepressible Tito it was only the beginning. He still had his dream, and now he was in a better position than ever before to make it come true. So it was, with a thoroughly tested musical apprenticeship, that Tito Rodriguez launched his own ten-piece band nine years ago. Few aggrega-tions have ever had a more meteoric rise to fame.

The band has been acclaimed throughout the world, and the only thing that worries the lad from Puerto Rico these days is where to put the hundreds of citations he has been awarded.

Of the many honors to come his way, Tito is particularly happy about the 1952 award from the Century Conservatory of Music of New York City, and the coveted honor from the famous Spanish newspaper, La Prensa. For two consecutive years, La Prensa has voted Tito's orchestra the outstand-ing orchestra of Latin-American rhythms.

These are the rhythms, the mambos, the cha-cha-chas and guaguancos that Tito Rodriguez and his orchestra present in this colorful album of modern Latin-American dance music. The arrangements are skillful and sophisticated, the moods are exciting and romantic, and the music, with a little imagination, takes you quickly to exotic lands and new adventures. From Santiago to Port-au Prince, from Martinique to Rio or Montevideo, this is the kind of pulsating music that is a thrilling part of the tropical scene.

In luxurious casinos and palatial hotels, the scintillating beat of native bongos, maracas and castanets serves as background accompaniment to suave international night life. There is dancing under the stars on magnificent outdoor pavilions, and there is dancing in the street at carnival time, and riotous colors of the fiesta costumes reflecting the carefree mood of the revelers.

A rumba is danced by grinning youngsters in front of a sidewalk café. ... In a dimly lit, smoke-filled cellar, a jovial bartender joins his customers in a mambo that rocks the rafters. ... In a native club, a tourist tackles a fast-stepping samba—and he does it surprisingly well.

It is easy to visualize these scenes when listening to the music of Tito Rodriguez. It is just as easy to understand why the selections included in this album are so brilliantly arranged and so beauti-fully presented. The reasons are simple.

Tito Rodriguez is acutely aware of his musical heritage. He is proud of the dance rhythms of Latin America. He has worked long hours to build a superior Latin-American dance orchestra. And he is thankful and appreciative of his success. May you enjoy these varied moods, rhythms and melodies of Latin America. Musically speaking. they are the three loves of the Conquistador of the Mambo himself, Tito Rodriguez. Bob Prestegaard (original album liner notes)


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  • Interpret: Tito Rodriguez

  • Album titlle: Three Loves Have I - Cha-Cha-Cha, Mambo, Guaguanaco (LP, 180g Vinyl)

  • Label PURE PLEASURE

  • Genre Weltmusik

  • Geschwindigkeit 33 U/min
  • Vinyl record size LP (12 Inch)
  • Mint (M)
  • Sleeve Grading Mint (M)
  • Vinyl weight 180g Vinyl
  • Year of publication 2018
  • Artikelart LP

  • EAN: 5060149622650

  • weight in Kg 0.3
Rodriguez, Tito - Three Loves Have I - Cha-Cha-Cha, Mambo, Guaguanaco (LP, 180g Vinyl) LP 1
01 The Sweetness Of You Tito Rodriguez
02 Yambere Tito Rodriguez
03 Asi... Asi (Juana, Juana) Tito Rodriguez
04 My Tobi's Blues Tito Rodriguez
05 A Llegado El Guagunaco Tito Rodriguez
06 This Is Mambo (Esto Es Mambo) Tito Rodriguez
07 Violets And Violins (Mon Coeur Es Un Violon) Tito Rodriguez
08 Barito Tito Rodriguez
09 Baranga Tito Rodriguez
10 Cha-Cha-Cha Para Ti Tito Rodriguez
11 Sabroso Mambo Tito Rodriguez
12 Guaguanco Bonito Tito Rodriguez
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