Saturday, 15 October 2016

Willie Bobo And The Bo-Gents - Do What You Want To Do-1971 US

Willie Bobo was the stage name of William Correa (February 28, 1934 – September 15, 1983), a Latin and jazz percussionist of Puerto Rican ancestry.William Correa grew up in Spanish Harlem, New York City. He made his name in Latin Jazz, specifically Afro-Cuban jazz, in the 1960s and '70s, with the timbales becoming his favoured instrument. He met Mongo SantamarĂ­a shortly after his arrival in New York and studied with him while acting as his translator, and later at the age of 19 joined Tito Puente for four years.(wiki)
"Do What You Want To Do" released in 1971 on Sussex label‎ (SXBS 7003).From this killer funky album i chose "How Can I Say Goodbye?" and  "Never You Mind".Enjoy!!!

-by dj fanis: here

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