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Riot!

   Artist: Joe Bataan
Label: Fania Records
Orig. Released: 1968
Catalog No.: LPFANI354
Condition: Sealed-Reissue
Format: LP

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"Bataan was influenced by two musical styles: the Latin boogaloo and African American doo-wop. Though Bataan was neither the first nor only artist to combine doo-wop-style singing with Latin rhythms, his talent for it drew the attention of Fania Records. After signing with them in 1966, Bataan released "Gypsy Woman" in 1967 (the title track is a Latin dance cover of "Gypsy Woman" by The Impressions). He would, in full, release eight original titles for Fania which included the gold-selling Riot!. These albums often mixed energetic Latin dance songs, sung in Spanish, with slower, English-language soul ballads sung by Bataan himself. As a vocalist, Bataan's fame in the Latin music scene at the time was only rivaled by Ralfi Pagan."

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Track Titles
1. It's A Good Feeling (Riot)
2. For Your Love
3. Muņeca
4. Pa' Monte

1. What Good Is A Castle
2. Daddy's Coming Home
3. Mambo De Bataan
4. My Cloud
5. Ordinary Guy


 

Liner Notes
RECORDING DIRECTOR: JOHNNY PACHECO PRODUCED BY: JERRY MASUCCI
 
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