Having a Ball with Juan Garcia Esquivel

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Cover of the album 'The Sights and Sounds of Esquivel!'

For many fans, Juan Garcia Esquivel is the very face of lounge music. hide caption

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Three from 'Esquivel!'

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Have a cocktail. Why? Because Juan Garcia Esquivel is back... after a fashion. True, he died in 2002. But the man who practically invented 1950s lounge music — then led a resurgence in the 1990s — is being rediscovered on a CD called The Sights and Sounds of Esquivel!.

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The Sights and Sounds of Esquivel!
Artist
Juan Garcia Esquivel
Label
Bar-None Records
Released
2005

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