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History and Discography of Orquesta 440

Gracias a: Osvaldo Martínez, Tom Ehrlich

1983: La 440
Areíto LD-4106

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click here for our timba.com review with audio samples

tr title   composer arranger lead singer
1 Siempre te vas dz Eduardo Ramos . .
2 Ina manaina s Gola - Méndez . .
3 La gloria eres tú b José A. Méndez . .
4 Regla caridad nombre cha Arnoldo Ramírez-Méndez . .
5 Vamos 'ta alguien te espera s Carlos Rodríguez . .
6 Que siga la tradición s Julio Fonseca . .
7 Y no me iré b-beat Jorge Calvet . .
8 Temas diarios s Arnoldo Ramírez . .
9 Jala jala gu-s D.R. . .

This was released on CD as Spicy Traditions on RMM's Forbidden Cuba series.


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Note that the personnel list on this CD is wrong! They re-used the 1988 list. In fact, the original 440 was a spinoff from Orquesta Revé and had several very interesting members:

Germán Velazco - sax (later went to Irakere and NG La Banda
Pepe Maza - voice (Michel's papá)
Armando Gola, Sr. (aka "Andy", founder of Colé Colé)
___ Bolaños - sax (later played with Issac)

Wednesday, 23 March 2011, 03:32 AM