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Ricardo "Eddy" Martinez - Expreso Ritmico (LP reissue, printed innersleeve)

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Pre-listening: www.strictlygrooverecords.com/Pre-listening/SEMINATO-001.mp3

Tracklist:
A1. Expreso Ritmico
A2. Mi Conga Es La Que Es
A3. Tambo Iya
A4. Yeya Son
A5. De Mis Razones
B1. La 132
B2. Este Tumbao
B3. Mas No Me Falta Fe
B4. Que La Tristeza Se Fue
B5. Te Quedas

Reissued from the Spanish version of this awesome Cuban records with a unique picture cover. Probably one of the best 70's Areito releases, for sure ahead of his times. The entire record minus two tracks of 10 total are all upbeat with afro-latin breaks, dope choral vocal arrangements and chunky bass and conga lines, but don’t sleep, the lower bpm songs are great mellow gems. Gilles Peterson says: "If a Cuban record had come out on Sleeping Bag Records in 1982, I think it would’ve sounded a bit like this. It’s an eccentric middle ground between Latin-styled pop and disco".

REF.: 2017 Seminato, cat# S 17 1562 4 R

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