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Boogaloo


The sound of Latin teenagers in and around New York during the mid- to late-'60s, Boogaloo was an Anglicized form of Latin music incorporating R&B, mambo, and rock & roll, among other forms. Often known as popcorn music or shing-a-ling, the style is also quite similar to Latin soul. In 1963, two Top 20 breakout hits -- "Watermelon Man" by Mongo Santamaria and "El Watusi" by Ray Barretto -- helped birth the boogaloo. Soon, dozens of groups were playing the same infectious rhythms, usually featuring novelty songs in English, group vocals, and fierce conga playing. Latin veterans like Tito Puente andPerez Prado did boogaloos as well, and young (often teenaged) artists like Joe Bataan, Pucho & H ... Read More


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DAME UN ABRAZO - (by Paul Freitas)  Year: 2010
Paul Freitas Mid-tempo Latin Dance tune features the trumpet section. Nice easy groove, cha-cha, New York City, The Bronx, Brooklyn, El Barrio, Bodegas, Latino culture, Instrumental, Latin, Boogaloo
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Latin, Boogaloo
404980 2:48 Medium 122   
Bed - Latin, Boogaloo
404984 2:49 Medium 122   


BEACH BUM - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2007
Jeremy Sherman This saucy, uptempo, uncanny little latino rocker with organ top line reminds us a lot of the 1950's hit,, Latin, Boogaloo
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Latin, Boogaloo
267934 1:02 Med Slow 100   
Loop (Loop) - Rock, Latin Rock
267932 0:33 Med Slow 100   
60sec (Underscore version) - Latin, Boogaloo
267933 1:03 Med Slow 100   
30sec (30-secs version) - Latin, Boogaloo
267931 0:32 Med Slow 100   


DC'S RIFF - (by Don Carroll)  Year: 2008
Don Carroll R&B with horn section and solo Sax, Instrumental, Latin, Boogaloo
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Latin, Boogaloo
327408 2:46 Medium 110   


NORTH REIDS PRAIRIE - (by Don Carroll)  Year: 2006
Don Carroll Rockin' instrumental featuring organ and sax. Instrumental, Latin, Boogaloo
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Latin, Boogaloo
327470 2:52 Med Fast 140   

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