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A Tour Of Spanish Harlem, Birthplace Of Boogaloo

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This week on Alt.Latino we're back in New York, in Spanish Harlem to be precisos. We met up with Spanish DJ Turmix on the newly christened Charlie Palmieri Way. Turmix was with us because he specializes in boogaloo, a style of music born in the 1960s in this very neighborhood by musicians like Palmieri.

What was boogaloo exactly? It was this amazing fusion of African-American and Latin culture. It blended R&B, soul, mambo and son montuno. It also mixed English and Spanish lyrics. Bottom line — it was just a fantastic, danceable, delectable style that moved masses.

Join us as we stroll the streets of el barrio and explore DJ Turmix's amazing collection of boogaloo music.

A Tour Of Spanish Harlem, Birthplace Of Boogaloo

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Charlie Palmieri

  • Album: Latin Bugalu
  • Song: Panama's Boogaloo

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Panama's Boogaloo
Album
Latin Bugalu
Artist
Charlie Palmieri
Label
Warner Special Marketing
Released
1968

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Machito

  • Album: THE JAZZ SCENE
  • Song: TANGA
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Bobby Valentín

  • Album: Latin Soul: New York Barrio Grooves 1966-1972
  • Song: Keep the Faith

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Song
Keep the Faith
Album
Latin Soul: New York Barrio Grooves 1966-1972
Artist
Various Artists
Label
Nascente
Released
2003

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Chano Scotty y Su Combo Latino

  • Album: Cuando Llegare
  • Song: Cuando Llegare
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Boogaloo Assassins

  • Album: Old Love Dies Hard
  • Song: Do You Wanna Dance

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Do You Wanna Dance
Album
Old Love Dies Hard
Artist
Boogaloo Assassins
Label
CD Baby
Released
2013

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Goody Oswaldo

  • Album: I'm Gonna Have My Fun
  • Song: I'm Gonna Have My Fun
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Joe Torres

  • Album: Latino con Soul
  • Song: Get out of My Way

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Song
Get out of My Way
Album
Latino con Soul
Artist
Joe Torres
Label
Vivid Sound
Released
1967

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La Playa Sexteto

  • Album: Bailando El Boogaloo
  • Song: El Chico Boogaloo
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Pete Terrace

  • Album: King of the Boogaloo
  • Song: I'm Gonna Make It
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The Latin Souls

  • Album: Tiger Boo-Ga-Loo
  • Song: Latin Souls Theme
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Mongo Santamaria

  • Album: Costa del Oro
  • Song: Watermelon Man

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Watermelon Man
Album
Costa del Oro
Artist
Mongo Santamaria
Label
Past Perfect (UK)
Released
2002

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