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The Resource Radio Bakongo, Batata y su Rumba Palenquera, (sound recording)

Radio Bakongo, Batata y su Rumba Palenquera, (sound recording)

Radio Bakongo
Radio Bakongo
Statement of responsibility
Batata y su Rumba Palenquera
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Accompanying matter
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
Cataloging source
Date time place
Recorded at Ortiz Estudios, Abril Estudios, and Audiovision, Bogota, Colombia, and at Studio Cube, Paris, France
Form of composition
popular music
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung in Palenquero
Batata, vocal, tambor alegre, marimbula, maracas ; Rumba Palenquera (Edgar Gutierrez, bass, guitar ; Ramon Benitez, bombardino, trombone ; Luis Towers, vocal ; Viviano Torres, vocals ; Hugo Fernandez "Copetín," trumpet ; Henry Ortiz, accordion ; Kasimiro Valdez "Kassiva," Milton Mendoza, Makambile, vocal, despeluque ; Roberto Coao, Gustavo Beltran, drums ; Avelino Sanchez, guitar, vocal ; Nicoyembe, vocal, guiro ; Oscar Escobar "Caco," tiple guitar) ; with, variously: The Bakongo Dream Team (Dally Kimoko, Rigo Star, guitar ; 3615 Code Niawu, soukous animation) ; Joel "el Pibo" Marquez, bongo, campana ; Sammy & Alain, soukous animation ; Teto Ocampo, guitar ; Robert Taylor, organ ; Mayte Montero, Cleo Garcés, Tuto Jimenez, Jorge Perea, Gustavo Garcia "Pantera," Queen Salawa, vocal ; Danny Garcés, tambor alegre, maracas, tambora ; Eduardo Martinez, percussion ; Ahmed Torres, flauta de millo ; Pacheco, percussion ; Adolfo Castro, trumpet ; Rafael Ramos, guitar ; Alonso Puell, tambor alegre, guache, tambora ; Andres Niño, tiple guitar ; Marco Vinicio Oyaga, percussion ; Silverio Simpson, trumpet ; Yin, saxophone ; Rafael Sandoval, clarinet, saxophone ; Cupertino, saxophone ; Rafale Castro, redoblante, bombo, & playtillos
Radio Bakongo, Batata y su Rumba Palenquera, (sound recording)
Radio Bakongo, Batata y su Rumba Palenquera, (sound recording)
  • West African-influenced popular music (champeta criolla) from San Basilio del Palenque, Colombia
  • Songs principally composed by Paulino Salgado "Batata."
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes in French and English by Lucas Silva ([32] p. : ill., ports.) inserted in container
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Configuration of playback channels
Radio champeta Cartagena/Radio Bakongo (intro) (1:26) -- Ataole : Colombian afrobeat (4:38) -- Arriba voy, abajo vengo : son palenquero (4:17) -- El cascabel : cumbia soukous (4:30) -- La vida es muy bonita : son palenquero (4:40) -- Fuego : son palenquero (5:32) -- Clavo y martillo : porro champeta (5:55) -- La maya : son palenquero (4:02) -- Las cruces de Palenque : son palenquero (6:00) -- La reina de los jardines : soukous tropical (4:58) -- Pobre mi corazon : son palenquero (5:53) -- Macaco Mata el Toro : porro highlife (6:22)
4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
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1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other control number
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Publisher number
  • LC-6759
  • 24.127
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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