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Acid

   Artist: Ray Barretto
Label: Fania Records
Orig. Released: 1968
Catalog No.: LPFANI346
Condition: Sealed-Reissue
Format: LP

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Description
In 1967, Barretto joined the Fania record label where he recorded the 1968 album "Acid", an experiment joining rhythm and blues with Latin music. Just as his salsa group attained a remarkable following most of its members left it to form Tipica 73, a multinational salsa conglomerate. This left Barretto depressed and disappointed with salsa; he then redirected his efforts into Latin jazz, while remaining as musical director of the Fania All Stars. Acid contained the song "A Deeper Shade Of Soul", which was sampled for the 1991 Billboard Hot 100 #21 hit "Deeper Shade Of Soul" by Dutch band Urban Dance Squad.

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Track Titles
1. EL NUEVO BARRETTO
(Ray Barretto) Fania Pub. 6:49
2. MERCY, MERCY, BABY
(Ray Barretto) Fania Pub. 2:42
3. ACID
(Ray Barretto) Fania Pub. 5:05
4. A DEEPER SHADE OF SOUL
(Ray Barretto) Fania Pub. 2:42

1. THE SOUL DRUMMERS
(Ray Barretto) Fania Pub. 3:46
2. SOLA TE DEJARE
(Ray Barretto) Fania Pub. 3:48
3. TEACHER OF LOVE
(Ray Barretto) Fania Pub. 2:26
4. ESPIRITU LIBRE
(Ray Barretto) Fania Pub. 8:25


 

 
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