COSTANZO, JACK -& GERRY WOO-/AL ESCOBAR & HIS ORCHESTRA - JIVE SAMBA/TIGHTEN UP

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Label: MR. BONGO

Release date: 02/02/2015

Barcode: 0711969121278

Catalog no.: LAT450000008

Item ID: 412625

Jack 'Mr Bongo' Costanzo - the man that spawned the name for the label nonetheless! American born bandleader, composer, conducter and dancer nicknamed Mr Bongo for popularising the instrument. 'Jive Samba' is taken from his 'Latin Percussion With Soul' album recorded with Gerry Woo, released on Tico in 1968. Columbian Al Escobar covers Archie Bell & The Drells' classic 'Tighten Up'. Escobar worked with Tito Puente and many other latin greats whilst in the US. 'Tighten Up' was a popular track in the Northern Soul scene in the UK, originally released on their hard to find 'El Sonido Moderno De Al Escobar' LP on Tico in 1967. Both tracks previously unreleased on 7".

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