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Boogaloos Con El Gran Combo

   Artist: El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico
Label: Gema
Orig. Released: 1967
Catalog No.: LPGEMA3044
Condition: Sealed-Reissue
Format: LP

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Description
On November 20, 1963, El Gran Combo released their first group album, Menéame los mangos, with Joseito Mateo as lead singer. Later came Acángana This album became a number-one hit in New York City, Panama and Puerto Rico. Their success opened doors for them in many Latin American markets and they gained an exclusivity spot on the Puerto Rican television show El Show de las 12. The album reached gold status. In 1964, trumpet player and arranger Elías Lopes joined the orchestra, coinciding with the group's first popularity wave. With their daily TV appearances and extensive touring, however, demand for the group declined due to overexposure. Still, in 1967, their second album Boogaloo con el Gran Combo also reached gold status.

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Track Titles
1. Gran Combo's Boogaloo
2. Clap Your Hands
3. Vas Bien
4. Monte Escondido
5. Como Tu
6. Sabor

1. Chua Chua Boogaloo
2. Shake It Baby
3. Dejenme Tranquilo
4. Avelino Plumon
5. Combolu
6. No Saben del Son