Pérez Prado
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Zelda's Theme
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Mambo Nº 8
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Mambo No. 5
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Mambo # 5
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Cerezo Rosa (Mambo) [Remastered]

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Pérez Prado

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Universally known as the King of the Mambo, Pérez Prado was the single most important musician involved in the hugely popular Latin dance craze. Whether he actually created the rhythm is somewhat disputed, but it's abundantly clear that Prado developed it into a bright, swinging style with massive appeal for dancers of all backgrounds and classes. Prado's mambo was filled with piercing high-register trumpets, undulating saxophone counterpoint, atmospheric organ (later on), and h... Read more

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