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Mongo Santamaria - Watermelon Man! (LP, Album, RE, 180) - NEW

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Mongo Santamaria - Watermelon Man! (LP, Album, RE, 180) - NEW


Released: 2018
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue

[A1] Watermelon Man
[A2] Funny Money
[A3] Cut That Cane!
[A4] Get The Money
[A5] The Boogie Cha Cha Blues
[A6] Don't Bother Me No More
[B1] Love, Oh Love
[B2] Yeh-Yeh!
[B3] The Peanut Vendor
[B4] Go Git It!
[B5] Bayou Roots
[B6] Suavito

Cornbread Records present a reissue of Watermelon Man, a 1963 album from the Cuban conguero Mongo Santamaria. Featuring his brilliant cover version of Herbie Hancock's classic title track, along with numerous compositions of his own, this is one of Santamaria's most famous and coveted albums. From the iconic cover to the brilliant grooves contained within, this album has the whole package. Excellent Latin jazz and Latin-soul groovers from a Cuban hero, and one of the most famous performers, full stop, of the middle 20th century. 180 gram vinyl.

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