Saturday, January 22, 2011

Pais Tropical 2

Did you survive Blue Monday and the cold, dark days of January so far? Here’s part 2 of Pais Tropical to cheer things up a little bit! I always thought that Santa Esmeralda was a Spanish guy, with a guitar in a box like Antonio Banderas in the movie ‘Desperado’. But it turns out to be a French team of producers with no Spanish blood in their veins at all. I like their single though. Director Quentin Tarantino used ‘Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood’ for his movie Kill Bill 1. Leroy Gomez is the singer of the track. He used to have some problems with his zipper which can be seen in a few YouTube videos… Gomez is a born American and worked as a session saxophone player and vocalist, with many artists, including Elton John, José Felicano, Patrick Juvet, Gilbert Becaud, Claude Francois and Laurent Voulzy. Enjoy!

Tracklist:

Ntjam Rosie – Morning Glow (2010)
Gretchen Parlato – I Can’t Help It (2009)
Augusto Martelli & The Intercontinentals – Pais Tropical (1972)
Les McCann – McCanna (1962)
Norman Connors feat. Freddie Hubbard – Samba For Maria (1988)
Frank Hunter & His Orchestra – Temple Bells (1959)
Señor Coconut & His Orchestra – Sweet Dreams (2008)
JuJu Orchestra – Dia Brazil (2007)
Sabrina Malheiros – Cade Voce [Max Cole & Beatnik Remix] (2006)
Democustico – Rejoycing (2006)
Bill Summers – Brazilian Skies (1977)
George Duke – Brazilian Love Affair (1979)
Jon Lucien – Would You Believe In Me (1973)
The Miracles – Ain't Nobody Straight In L.A. (1975)
Rey De Copas – Frontera Del Ensueno [Jerez De La Frontera mix] (2003)
Santa Esmeralda & Leroy Gomez – Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (1977)

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