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catalog no: L-564
As with most South American pressings, this release from Brazil was made by Odeon.

A review is available. A copy exists in the Archives in case there are specific questions about it. The Tiki logo is not on the actual artwork.

Capitol Records - Monophonic - 1955 Brazil   10" LP

Historical notes
Liner Notes
O Mambo é, por sua própria natureza, exótico, fascinante e pitoresco. O seu compasso é irresistivel e contagiante. Mas, quando interpretado por essa cantora singular que é Yma Sumac, êsses atributos todos se avolumam e crescem ainda mais. O espantoso talento de Yma, a assombrosa extensâo da sua voz e o lindo timbre desta transpuzeram, de há muito, as fronteiras da sua alteia natal de Ichochan, no alto dos Andes Peruanos, para alcançar os centros mais cosmopolitas do mundo e arrebatar os auditórios das mais famosas salas de concertos. Nesta série de mambos, Yma Sumac tece desenhos melódicos tâo orininais e diferentes quanto as próprias seleçôes com que nos delicia - seleçôes escritas por Moisés Vivanco, o talentoso compositor sul-americano, e Billy May que fez e regeu os arranjos dos brilhantes acompanamentos orquestrais.
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      side one

    1. Bo Mambo!    (Moisés Vivanco, Billy May) - 3:17
    2. Taki Rari    (Hernán Braña, Billy May) - 1:47
    3. Gopher    (Konrad Gozzo, Billy May) - 2:14
    4. Chicken Talk    (Moisés Vivanco, Billy May) - 3:03

      side two

    1. Malambo No. 1    (Moisés Vivanco, Billy May) - 2:53
    2. Five Bottles Mambo    (Moisés Vivanco, Billy May) - 2:49
    3. Indian Carnival    (Moisés Vivanco) - 2:04
    4. Jungla    (Moisés Vivanco, Billy May) - 2:25
    5. total play time (approx): 20:32

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