JOE BATAAN: BACK IN S.F. NEXT WEEKEND

I’ve seen Joe perform quite a few times now but I’m still jealous of my Bay Area folks who may get to see him at Yoshi’s next weekend. Joe tends to come through L.A. with some frequency but his Bay Area trips are fewer and far between.1

At least this time around, Joe is doing things up proper, with several appearances. On Thursday, he’ll be at the Bayanihan Community Center (free!) and one night later, he’ll be at the Milk Bar. If you don’t catch him this time around; you have no excuse!

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THE JOE BATAAN & PETE RODRIGUEZ DISCOGRAPHIES


I should have done these a while back but better late than never. When you start researching Latin soul, you realize it’s hard to come by reliable artist discographies, especially when they record for different labels over the course of their careers. In some cases, you have to disentangle a lot of confusing information, such as the surprising number of errors on the joebataan.net site or the fact that Remo re-released a couple of Rodriguez’s albums with new titles.

I was going to add my Speed Records discography but Reynaldo82 already has one up (I put in my recommendations into his comments section). At some future point, I might try to do one for Joe Cuba but he has several early releases (pre-Tico) that I’m still trying to track down so I’m not quite there yet.

Folks should feel free to send in additions/corrections via comments!
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