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Son Boricua

Band, PR

From the island of Puerto Rico, Son Boricua is led by musical director Jose Mangual Jr. Other group members include Jimmy Sabater (timbales, vocals), Frankie Morales (vocals), Hiram de Jesus (piano), Papo Pepin (congas), Willie Amadeo (coros), Sonny Rivera (vibes), Ray Martinez (bass), Ruben Rodriguez (bass), Ray Colon (bongos, congas), and several others Son Boricua self-titled release on Caiman Records was a smash hit, with each of the songs being a cover song rather than a self-penned effort. Some of the songs performed on the album include Rafel Hernandez's "Buen Borincano," Joe Cain's "Oye Listen," Tito Puente's "Mambo Diablo," and Sonny Rivera's "Blues for Louie". ~ Jason Birchmeier, All Music Guide, Salsa Blvdl From: SalsaBlvd

PortraitJimmy Sabater
voc 1936-2012 US
PortraitJosé Mangual Jr.
perc, voc, bgo *1948 US
Frankie Morales
voc US
PortraitEddie Montalvo
cng US
A. J. Mantas
vib, p
Papo Pepin
Ada Chabrier
Hiram DeJesus
Louie Arona
Popular Tracks   
Mambo Diablo on Son Boricua by Son Boricua
Buen Borincano on Son Boricua by Son Boricua
Bomba Carambomba on Son Boricua by Son Boricua
Descarga on Son Boricua by Son Boricua
Oye Listen on Son Boricua by Son Boricua
El Jibarito on Son Boricua by Son Boricua
El Mambo de Pianoboy on Son Boricua by Son Boricua
Blues For Louie on Son Boricua by Son Boricua
Boleros Medley on Son Boricua by Son Boricua
Lejos De Ti on Son Boricua by Son Boricua

Track list and 30sec audio provided by

Title Artist Year Type
Fabulosos 70'sSon Boricua2004Album
Clasicos 60'sSon Boricua2003Album
"Mo"Jimmy Sabater Con Son Boricua2002Album
Musical A Cortijo-RiveraSon Boricua2000Album
Son BoricuaSon Boricua1998Album
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