Latin rythms have influenced music throughout america but less is discussed about Soul music’s influence on latin music. Panama is a region overflowing with some of the finest latin soul ever put to wax but to put together a full mix of these songs is quite a digging feat indeed.
California’s Discos Alma has one of the most exciting latin vinyl collections this side of the ecuator and this is a spledid mix of feel good panamanian soul and lush latin ballads released on 45. Guaranteed to bring the sunshine to any place it is played.
The Jungle Rat U.S.A.: “In The Rain”
The Soul Fantastics: “Just Look At Me”
Joe con Los Silvertones: “You Call Me By My Name”
Ralph Weeks and the Telecasters: “Something Deep Inside”
Garibaldi y Sherwood con Los Morenos Alegres: “Muchacha”
Los Superiores: “Oye Cariñito”
Alfonso Espinosa: “Decirte Nena”
Los Invaders: “Soul Invasion”
Duncan Bros: “Amor Verdadero”
The Happy Sound: “Don’t Let Me Cry”
The Happy Sound: “Soul Girl”
The Soul Fantastics: “Everybody Needs Someone To Love”
Beby Santizo: “Un Bello Sueño de Amor”
Los Silvertones: “What You Mean”