Ray Barretto

Pastime Paradise / La Cuna

CTI: OJ 53 DJ

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Detail

  • Artist: Ray Barretto
  • A Side: Pastime Paradise
  • B Side: La Cuna
  • Label: CTI
  • Format: 45s

Condition

Condition

  • Vinyl Condition: M-
  • Label Condition: M-
  • Sleeve Condition: M-

Key: View

Description


Description

The rarest 45on the label giving up not one but two fabulous Latin dancers.

Ray reworks the Stevie Wonder 1976 composition released on his acclaimed album "Song To The Key Of Life". Mr. Barretto, as he does so often does, creates a spectacularly vibrant dance session.

Electro keyboard pulses intro is showered with Latin goodness, as he enthusiastically rips into Stevie's work elevating it bongo's, explosive piano, wicked percussion and ringing vibes. The inventive addition of the brief electric guitar is the single for vocals to flood back in assisted by ear-piercing flutes. The genius of Barretto never ail but t lift the spirits. A crowd stirring tune, indeed.

But there's more to come on the flipside as "La Cuna" gives up killer Latin Jazz. Listen a be invigorated by this man's genius.

Very hard to acquire especially in this stunning condition.

Condition Report

Two clean promo labels, vinyl a strong mint minus.

A Side

  • Title: Pastime Paradise

    B Side

  • Title: La Cuna
  • Year: 1981
  • City: New York, N.Y.

    Tracklisting