Fania Records 1964-1980: The Original Sound Of Latin NY

Tomorrow, March 29th, Strut will release Fania Records 1964-1980: The Original Sound Of Latin New York. The double-disc compilation features a 32-page booklet with full Fania label history, memorabilia, album artwork and many previously unseen photos from the Fania archive. And for you collectors the vinyl is on the way soon with a double gatefold LP also from Strut.

Taken from Strut’s retrospective of the hugely influential Fania Records check out “Pa’ Bravo Yo” below . This is one of the biggest hits vocalist Justo Betancourt achieved on the label. An infectious cut lead by his deep vocals, the song first appeared on his 1972 album of the same name. See the tracklist after the jump.

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Justo Betancourt- Pa’ Bravo Yo (From Fania Records 1964 – 1980) by Strut



CD 1

1. Johnny Pacheco – Dakar, Punto Final
2. Orchestra Harlow – La Juventud
3. Joe Bataan – Subway Joe
4. Ray Barretto – Mercy Mercy Baby
5. Bobby Valentin – Use It Before You Lose It
6. Willie Colon – The Hustler
7. Joe Bataan – Mambo De Bataan
8. Roberto Roena – Consolacion
9. Ismael Miranda con Orchestra Harlow – Abran Paso
10. Richie Ray & Bobby Cruz – Sonido Bestial
11. Willie Colon – Che Che Cole
12. Cheo Feliciano – Anacaona
13. The Fania All Stars – Quitate Tu (Live At The Cheetah)
14. Justo Betancourt – Pa’ Bravo Yo
15. Ismael Miranda – Asi Se Compone Un Son

CD 2

1. Ray Barretto – Indestructible
2. Willie Colon – Calle Luna, Calle Sol
3. Roberto Roena – Que Se Sepa
4. Bobby Valentin – Coco Seco
5. Celiz Cruz & Johnny Pacheco – Quimbara
6. Tommy Olivencia – Pa’Lante Otra Vez
7. Hector Lavoe – Mi Gente
8. Mongo Santamaria – O Mi Shango
9. Sonora Poncena – Bomba Carambomba
10. Ruben Blades & Willie Colon – Pablo Pueblo
11.Hector Lavoe – El Cantante
12. Ruben Blades & Willie Colon – Pedro Navaja
13. Celia Cruz Y Sonora Poncena – Sonaremos El Tambo
14. Fania All Stars & Celia Cruz – Cuando Despiertes