Rumba Blues- How Latin Music Changed R&B
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Latin rhythms have infiltrated into every new branch of popular music that has emerged during the twentieth century. Jelly Roll Morton and W.C. Handy incorporated the Cuban habanera into early jazz and blues; the Argentinean tango found its way into twenties dance-band music; the Brazilian baion and bossanova styles wound their way through the sixties beat boom and were revived in the drum'n'bass of the nineties. But none had such an all-pervasive influence as the rumba. Its journey from the Middle-East through North Africa and Spain to the New World brought it into American dance halls in the thirties. The syncopated, rhythmic riffs of bandleaders such as Xavier Cugat helped to liberate dancers from stuffy foxtrots and waltzes, opening up an altogether more sensual world of excitement and exoticism.........

1. That’s Your Last Boogie Joe Swift with Johnny Otis Orchestra 1948
2. T-Bone Blues T-Bone Walker with Les Hite Orchestra 1940
3. Daybreak Pee Wee Crayton 1951
4. Fat Meat 'n' Greens Edgar Hayes 1949
5. Mambo Boogie Johnny Otis Orchestra 1951
6. Back Home Blues Lowell Fulson 1950
7. Cuba Doll Lloyd Glenn 1952
8. Heartbreaker Ray Charles 1953
9. Hound Dog Big Mama Thornton 1953
10. Woke Up This Morning B.B. King 1953
11. Hey Now Baby Professor Longhair 1949
12. Country Boy Dave Bartholomew 1953
13. Bon Ton Roula Clarence Garlow 1950
14. Jock-O-Mo Sugar Boy Crawford 1954
15. Mardi Gras In New Orleans Fats Domino 1949
16. Tell Me Pretty Baby Lloyd Price 1953
17. Hey Little Girl Billy Wright 1951
18. Banana Split Kid King’s Combo 1953
19. Early In The Morning Louis Jordan And His Timpani Five 1948
20. I Come From Jamaica Chris Powell’s Five Blue Flames 1952
21. Jumping With The Rhumba Sonny Thompson 1951
22. My Baby’s Gone The Ray-O-Vacs 1951
23. Rhumba Blues Skeets Tolbert 1942
24. Roll And Rumba Jimmy Reed 1953
25. I Can’t Be Satisfied Muddy Waters 1948
26. Mexican Reminiscences Champion Jack Dupree 1946
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