Latin Hemispheres (Music)
Providing a wide spectrum of contemporary tunes, beats, sounds and pulsations all with the Latin touch. From club dance to traditional rhythms, from tock to jazz, from chill to throb. Two hours of fun, grace, weird and the human spirit. ¡Asi nos gusta!
Sun Jan 22nd 2012 1.00am–3.00am
Time zone: central
Freddy Fender “Before The Last Tear Drops Fall” from Greatest Hits (Classic World Productions 2005) —.... Though he would be known as the Bebop kid or The Texas tornado, he legally changed his name 1958Buy it!
Javier Solís “Lloraras, Lloraras” from Mexicanisimo 24 Exitos (Sony Discos 1992) —One of Mexico's golden voices, Gabriel Siria Levario, was also known as one of three from the famous, 'Los Tres Gallos de Mexicanos' 'the three Mexican Roosters' next to Jorge Negrete & Pedro Infante. Javier also went on to be a movie star.Buy it!
Desi Arnaz “Vereda Tropical” from Conga -Priceless Collection- (BMG/Sony Music Entertainment) —Cuban born Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y De Acha III, the son of a former mayor & Cuban house of representative. On his mother side, his grand father was one of the founders of Bacardi Rum.....Buy it!
Desi Arnaz “Babalu” (RCA 1996) —.... Because of political turmoil, the family had to move after losing much of their wealth. This tune was composed by Margarita Lecuona, a fellow Cuban, she also wrote Taboo in the mid 40's.Buy it!
Beny Moré “Bonito y Sabroso” from Lo Mejor de Beny Moré, 40 temas Originales (MGM/RCA) —Aug. 1919 Bartolome Maximiliano Moré Gutierrez was born to a poor family in Santa Isabela de Las Lajas, Cuba....Buy it!
Beny Moré “Locas Por El Mambo” from Lo Mejor de Bey Moré, 40 temas Originales (MGM/RCA) —...It took a bit of struggle, but he became 'The Greatest of All Cuban Singers' bringing the big band sound of the mambo to the world.Buy it!
Mandingo Y Su Familia “Destapa El Ron” from Music of South America, Venezuela (Delta Music Inc.) —While Felipe 'Mandingo' Rengifo formed this band in the '80's when he made Essen Germany his home......Buy it!
Mandingo Y Su Familia “Corre Jose” from Music of South America, Venezuela (Delta Music Inc.) —....He performed with the greatest stars of the 60's-70's, such as Celiz Cruz/Daniel Santos/Eddie Palmieri/Johnny Pacheco & others, he kept the essence from the old country, Caracas.Buy it!
Los Panchos “Sin Ti” from Exitos de la Epoca de Oro de Los Panchos (Seeco Tropical) —1941, Mexican natives Alfredo Guero Bojali Gil and Jose de Jesus Navarro Moreno, along with Herminio Aviles Negron from Puerto Rico met up in NYC, this was the basis of the world renown trio.Buy it!
Los Panchos “En Mi Viejo San Juan” from Exitos de Oro de Los Panchos (Seeco Tropical) —The trio went thru many personnel changes, some members left and returned, but always it was the wonderful harmonic vocales with guitars. Alfredo Gil invented the reguinto, a higher tuned & mini version of a standard guitar.Buy it!
Rafel Encarnacion “Muero Contigo” from Bachata Roja, Acoustic Bachata from the Cabaret Era (Iaso Records)Buy it!
Juan Bautista “Estoy Aqui Pero No Soy Yo” from Bachata Roja, Acoustic Bachata from the Cabaret Era (Iaso Records)Buy it!
Los Iracundos “Puerto Montt” from Colección Inolvidables RCA: Los Iracundos, Vol. 1 - 20 Grandes Exitos (RCA Victor 2003) —Formed in 1958, these six youngsters from Paysandu, Uruguay wanted to be called the Blue Kings. This song is about a port town in the South of Chile......Buy it!
Los Iracundos “Calla” from En Estereofonia / La Musica de Los Iracundos - Discografia Completa, Vol. 4 (RCA Records Label 1998) —....These major stars toured to adoring fans through out the Americas. Inspired by their music teacher, they followed their love for music. They also took his advice and changed their name to "The Angry Ones"Buy it!
Leonardo Favio “Chiquilladas” from The Very Best Of Leonardo Favio (Sony) —From Arab descent, Fuad Jorge Jury was born in Lujan de Cuyo, Argentina. Singer/actor/film producer & director/leftist. Not because of one film with a running time of 3 hours, he was exiled in 1976....Buy it!
Leonardo Favio “No Me Importa Que Diga La Gente” from Tesoros de Colección: Leonardo Favio (Sony) —...His political views were anti-state, but his songs were usually romantic. He returned to Argentina and Sept. 2010, appointed Ambassador of Culture by then president Cristina KirchnerBuy it!
Charles Aznavour “Vivi” from Sus Mas Grandes Exitos (E.M.I. International 2002) —Armenian-French singer/songwriter/actor/activist. Composing over a thousand songs, singing in Portuguese/Russian/French/English/Italian/German/Spanish. He is referred to as Frances's Frank Sinatra.....Buy it!
Charles Aznavour “Con” from Sus Mas Grandes Exitos (E.M.I. International 2002) —... Elvis Costello recorded 'She', one of his songs, for the film Hotting Hill. Dr. Dre sampled 'Parce Que Tu Crois' (Because You Believe) on the album, 'What's the Differance' in 2001. Charles appeared on the Muppet Show July '76Buy it!
Raphael “Yo Soy Aquel” from Las 30 Mejores Canciones (1964-1997) (Sony Latin) —Miguel Rafael Martos Sanchez was born in Linares, Spain. Started his singing career at 16 yr.old. His charismatic style with dramatic emphasis, solid stage presence and wide vocal range made him recognizable world wide. His persona as the romanic singer sBuy it!
Raphael “Desde Aquel Dia” from Las 30 Mejores Canciones (1964-1997) (Sony Latin) —...The 1969 movie, 'El Golfo' co-stared with Shirley Jones. Oct. and Dec. '70 was on the Ed Sullivan Show. 1981 receives Uranium Disk, more than 50 million albums. As a kid, I was awestruck by his coolness, his voice, his way with women. :)Buy it!
Orquestra Swingbaly “Negro Estas Fallando” from Antologia de La Orquestra Swingbaly (Lyra/Discolandia) —This big band was formed in La Paz, Bolivia in 1959. Gained much attention in neighboring countries, also toured world wide.Buy it!
Yaco Monti “Amor Desesperado” from Grandes Exitos, Lo Mejor de Yaco Monti (Sony Argentina) —From Villa Mercedes, Argentina, Julio Cesar Eugenio got his big break when he entered a singing contest. He did not even finish his presentation when the whole audience at the well know fest. in Uruguay continued to cheer him on.Buy it!
Los Angeles Negros “Y Volvere” from Antologia de Los Angeles Negros (Lideres Entertainment Group Republica Dominicana) —With several albums, this Chilean group formed in the late 60's with top appeal, ballads, soft rock, they toured thru-out Latin America.Buy it!