Yma Sumac

    Latest Release

    Inca Taqui + Mambo! (Bonus Track Version)

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    Malambo No. 1Yma Sumac
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    Taki Rari (1996 Digital Remaster)Yma Sumac
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    Xtabay (Lure Of The Unknown Love)Yma Sumac
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    Ataypura (High Andes) (1999 Digital Remaster)Yma Sumac
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    Carnavalito BolivianoYma Sumac

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        A singer with an amazing four-octave range, Yma Sumac was said to have been a descendant of Inca kings, an Incan princess that was one of the Golden Virgins. Her offbeat stylings became a phenomenon of early-'50s pop music. While her album covers took advantage of her strange costumes and voluptuous figure, rumors abounded that she was, in actuality, a housewife named Amy Camus. It mattered little because there has been no one like her before or since in the annals of popular mu... Read more

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