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ARTIST
TITLE
Cult Cargo: Salsa Boricua De Chicago
FORMAT
CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
NUMERO 036CD NUMERO 036CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
3/28/2011

"Far from the twin epicenters of New York and Miami, Carlos Ruiz and his Ebirac label were both feeling and generating the aftershocks of the mid-'70s salsa boom. Holed up in their own bustling Puerto Rican community center on Chicago's west side, these third coast salseros plied their trade outside the hot lights, cutting their teeth in city parks, VFW halls, and Holiday Inn rec rooms. Nearly 50 records survive in the wake of orquestas La Justicia, La Solucion, and Tipica Leal '79, the most impassioned, singular moments of which are compiled here. Presented in deluxe Numero Style with a 60-page booklet accompanying the CD."