sanataria

Bongohead,  Northampton, MA. Yo, they don’t call me Bongohead for nuthin’! What’s funny about this particular recording is that was re-issued about five or six times, each time with a different cover, depending on the era it was re-released in. All I can say is there must have been something special about Mongo’s recording for it to be reissued so many times! Of all the cover art, I like the rare first version, the 10” called Chango, and the Drums and Chants collage cover done by Charlie Rosario in the ‘70s. This is an in-between one probably cashing in on the early 60s popularity of Olatunji and the Afro-centrism promoted by jazz artists. Some day I will have ALL the versions in my sweaty little hands.

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You can tell a lot about someone by the music they listen to. Hit shuffle on your iPod/iPhone/iTunes/media player and write down the first 10 songs. Then pass this on to 10 people.

1. We Got Latin Soul - Mongo Sanataria

2. Not Again - Diabolic (Feat. Vinnie Paz)

3. Plataeu - Nirvana

4. Ants Invasion - Adam & The Ants

5. Uncommon Valor: A Vietnam Story - Jedi Mind Tricks (Feat. RA the Rugged Man) this is my favourite song and you should totally check it out

6. 3 Lil’ Putos - Cypress Hill

7. Pastime Paradise - Stevie Wonder

8. Bang Bang - La Coka Nostra (Feat. Snoop Dog)

9. B-Boy Document 99 - High & Mighty

10. Waltz New - Red Mitchell

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