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Fania All Stars, The

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Fania All Stars, Mongo Santamaria, Manu Dibango et al: Yankee Stadium, The Bronx NY

Live Review by Ian Dove, The New York Times, 26 August 1973

'OUR LATIN THING' PLAYS AT STADIUM 30,000 See Fania All Stars and Others at Second Base ...

Salsa Spoken Here

Overview by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 24 January 1976

Richard Williams introduces the Latin sound that comes into London this week ...

The Fania All Stars: Live

Live Review by Miles, New Musical Express, 31 January 1976

A TERRIBLE HANGOVER and a record comes under the front door. I pluck up the courage to put it on (the cover has such loud ...

Fania All Stars: Salsa Live (Island Help 21)

Review by Idris Walters, Street Life, 7 February 1976

THIS IS the third pioneering Salsa release from Island distributed, presumably, to coincide with the band's recent London Lyceum show. ...

The Fania All-Stars: It's Skinny [OLÉ] It's Dangerous [OLÉ OLÉ] And It Drinks Cheap Spanish Wine...

Overview by Miles, New Musical Express, 14 February 1976

With a rose clenched between his teeth, the man they call EL MILES infiltrates the heady, exotic world of the Strand Lyceum, where trousers are ...

The Fania All-Stars: Salsa

Interview by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 14 February 1976

You don't have to come from Puerto Rico to dig Salsa. Vivien Goldman hails from Golders Green and she's sold on it. Anyway, wherever you ...

Sounds: Classics in Latin

Overview by Vernon Gibbs, Penthouse, January 1978

"YOU KNOW why salsa is so popular in New York?"  asks Izzy Sanabria, publisher of Latin New York. "Because the rhythms of salsa are the ...

Fania All Stars: Our Latin Thing

Sleeve notes by James Maycock, Vampi Soul Records, 2004

ON 19TH JULY, 1972, the first few images flickering on the screen at the premiere of Our Latin Thing in New York’s Line 2 cinema ...

Rumba In The Jungle: Fania All Stars Live In Africa

Sleeve notes by James Maycock, Vampi Soul DVD, 21 February 2005

1974 WAS A fine year for Jerry Masucci's golden boys. Following the triumphs of Our Latin Thing, the Fania All Stars broke out across the ...

see also Celia Cruz

see also Johnny Pacheco

see also Ray Barretto

see also Willie Colon

see also Larry Harlow


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