ESTO FUE LO QUE TRAJO EL BARCO Digital Album

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[PRE-ORDER] Deliverable on release date March 3rd, 2023 via email in your choice of MP3, hi-res WAV or hi-res FLAC.  Craft Latino is proud to present an all-analog reissue of ESTO FUE LO QUE TRAJO EL BARCO, one of Ismael’s most remarkable albums with he and Los Cachimbos performing at their apex.   New remaster Continues Craft’s Mission to Reissue Gems …

Live At The Cheetah, Vol. 1 (Digital Album)

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Details On August 26, 1971, the Fania All Stars electrified the Cheetah Club stage in New York, causing a salsa-induced delirium that not only defined their career, but the salsa genre. This live recording captures that unforgettable performance, featuring fiery grooves “Anacaona” (feat. Cheo Feliciano) and “Quítate Tú” with vocals by Héctor Lavoe and other salsa legends.  Tracklist Introduction Theme (Live At The Cheetah / …

Gypsy Woman (Digital Album)

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Details This recording is the King of Latin Soul’s 1967 debut album featuring his classic swinging and vibrant sounds, led by the musical direction of Fania Records co-founder Johnny Pacheco. The title track is a nod to the 1961 The Impressions’ hit of the same name. Other highlights include the boogaloo jam “So Fine” and Bataan’s signature soulful tune “Ordinary …

Lo Mato (Si No Compra Este LP) (Digital Album)

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Details Deliverable via email in your choice of MP3, WAV or FLAC. First released in 1973, Lo Mato is filled with killer salsa grooves from beginning to end. Héctor Lavoe’s vocals are on point as he tells stories of the streets in poignant yet powerful lyrics. Highlights include mega-hits “El día de mi suerte,” “Calle luna calle sol” and “Todo …

Sofrito (Digital Album)

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Details Deliverable via email in your choice of MP3, WAV, ALAC, or FLAC. First released in 1976, Sofrito combines jazz with Afro-Cuban grooves, funk and soul. From the simmering blues of “Spring Song” to the devastating bass line of “O Mi Shangó” to the rousing groove of the title track, this set exemplifies the heady ambition of ’70s Afro-fusion at …

With Love (Digital Album)

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Details Deliverable via email in your choice of MP3, WAV, ALAC, or FLAC. One of the most transcendental Latin Soul albums in the history of the genre. Released in 1971, it underscores New York native Ralfi Pagan’s status as one of the most talented singer/songwriters in the Fania roster. The masterful album includes highlights like the swinging salsa opener “Mi …

Siembra (Digital Album)

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Details  Deliverable via email in your choice of MP3, hi-res WAV or hi-res FLAC. When Siembra released in 1978, it was the second of four collaborations on Fania Records between salsa giants Willie Colón and Rubén Blades. The influential release set the salsa world on fire! It was one of few albums where almost every song became a hit at …

It’s a Good, Good Feeling: The Latin Soul of Fania Records (Digital Album)

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Details Deliverable via email in your choice of MP3 or hi-res WAV. A eighty-nine track collection showcasing Fania’s era-defining output of Latin soul and boogaloo spanning 1965-1975. The set compiles single versions of 89 tracks from such best-selling artists as Ray Barretto, Joe Bataan, Bobby Valentín, Ralfi Pagan and Larry Harlow, plus rarities and b-sides, housed in a 60-page hardcover book with …