Ry Cooder & Manuel Galbán

Biography

"Joining forces with Manuel Galban, former member of Cuba's premier vocal group of the 50s and 60s, Los Zafiros, Mambo... plays homage to the Perez Prado school of cha-cha rock 'n' roll (there's a delightfully cheesy version of Prado's ''Patricia'' here). Sinuous rhythms courtesy of old pal Jim Keltner, collide with girly choruses--all Duane Eddy holidaying in Havana. Remember the seedy Cuban club Fredo took Michael to in The Godfather Part 2? This is the soundtrack." Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.