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Limited edition 7" EP - Transparent Red Vinyl in picture sleeve Only 250 copies! Side A1: Luchito - Broasted Or Toasted Side A2: Luchito - Hey! Guajira Baby Side B1: Néstor Álvarez - Bang The Bongo Side B2: Néstor Álvarez - Lupita CAT NO. OGR792C SEE BELOW FOR SOUND / VIDEO PREVIEWS Please note, that all orders from the EU will now ship from within the EU


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Limited edition 7" EP - Transparent Red Vinyl in picture sleeve
Only 250 copies!

Side A1: Luchito - Broasted Or Toasted
Side A2: Luchito - Hey! Guajira Baby
Side B1: Néstor Álvarez - Bang The Bongo
Side B2: Néstor Álvarez - Lupita
CAT NO. OGR792C

Please note, that all orders from the EU will now ship from within the EU

Now of course, this EP is a re-issue (of sorts). So if you missed out on Latin Fever vol.1 back in April 2020, here’s your chance to play catch up, but with a twist! On Latin Fever vol.1.5 we have a re-arrangement of the original track listing with two tunes penned by Neil Anderson on side A.... 

First up, we have the essential instrumental, Broasted or Toasted? Previously only available on very limited wax (only 50 copies were pressed), this track proved so sought after that it has replaced Luchito’s Vacilón from the first issue. Next we have Hey! Guajira Baby - Luchito’s ode to a country girl that just drives him crazy - a track that owes as much of a nod to Bruce Channel’s early ‘60s hit “Hey Baby!” as it does to Peruvian, Coco Lagos’ much under-rated “Guajira Boogaloo”. 

Side B is all about Néstor Álvarez (Neil’s latino alter-ego). It kicks off with Bang The Bongo, a revamp of Tito Puente’s classic “Hit The Bongo”. Néstor’s version prompted BBC’s Craig Charles to comment “He has managed the impossible and has outdone El Rey!” Finally, we have a funky cover of Lupita - a raucous take, more closely akin to Nico Gomez’ 1971 version than that of Pérez Prado’s original Mambo from 1954.