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Recorded by:
Fania All Stars, founded 1968  Search this
Johnny Pacheco, Dominican, 1935 - 2021  Search this
Manu Dibango, Cameroonian, 1933 - 2020  Search this
Justo Betancourt, Cuban, born 1940  Search this
Willie Colón, American, born 1950  Search this
Ismael Miranda, Puerto Rican, born 1950  Search this
Mongo Santamaría, Cuban American, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Jorge Santana, Mexican American, 1951 - 2020  Search this
Jan Hammer, Czechoslovakian American, born 1948  Search this
Billy Cobham, Panamanian American, born 1944  Search this
Published by:
Fania Records, Inc., founded 1964  Search this
vinyl and cardboard, with ink on paper (fiber product)
Diameter (a. disc): 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
H x W x D (b. album jacket): 12 1/2 × 12 1/2 × 1/8 in. (31.8 × 31.8 × 0.3 cm)
record covers
long-playing records
Place made:
Bronx, Bronx County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Puerto Rico, United States, North and Central America
1973; published 1974
A record album with the title "Fania All Stars Latin-Soul-Rock." The album consists of a single vinyl (2015.195.1a), which features a green-and-brown label with a notched center hole. The top half of the label has the words [FANIA / FANIA ALL STARS / LATIN—SOUL—ROCK]. The bottom half of the label lists the songs as well as their respective artists and track length. Side A features songs such as “Viva Tirado,” “Chanchullo,” “Smoke,” “There You Go,” and “Mama Guela;” while Side B lists songs such as “El Raton,” “Soul Makossa” and “Congo Bongo.”
An album jacket (2015.195.1b) accompanies the vinyl record. The front cover of the album jacket is black, with white writings. On the top, [FANIA ALL STARS / latin ~ soul ~ rock / How It Was! How It Ended! How It Was Going To Be!] is printed. Below, there is a collage of 13 photographs of performances. Inside the album jacket is white and features a New York Post article entitled “‘Our Latin Thing’ Draws 40, 000.” The second page has a six grayscale photographs of performances. [Live at Yankee Stadium, Aug. 24, 1973] is printed in white letters. Below, there is a large color photograph of a performance; a smaller photograph is embedded in the bottom right-hand corner of the larger photo.
Some of the persons credited in the production and distribution of this album include: Pete "Conde" Rodriguez, Paquito Navarro, Cheo Feliciano, Santos Colon, Ismael Quintana, Hector Colon, Dick Sugar, Bobby Cruz, Ray Barretto, Larry Harlow, Roberto Roena, Jerry Masucci, Edmund Newton, Bobby Valentin, Lee Marshall, Tom Monaster and Ron Levine.
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Salsa (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
© 1974 Fania Records. Permission required for use.
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture