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La Clave - La Clave LP (Verve By Request Series)

Verve, 1973

Arriving from various points in Mexico, Panama, Cuba and Puerto Rico, this nine-man group led by Benny Velarde found each other and their music in San Francisco in the early 1970’s. They brought the music of their homes to the heavy sounds of San Francisco and merged the two, resulting in this soulful, joyful and unique 1973 recording.


Side A

  1. Sally Go Round The Roses
  2. Angels Of Mercy
  3. Move Your Hand
  4. Latin Slide
  5. Who You Fooling

Side B

  1. The Ghetto
  2. Road Runner
  3. Soul Sauce
  4. Baila Mi Guaguancò
  5. Cocoa Leaf

This Verve By Request title is pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Third Man in Detroit.