BACK TO THE BOOGALOO: OZZIE TORRENS & PETE RODRIGUEZ


Ozzie Torrens: Mia’s Boogaloo
Day Tripper
From Boogaloo In Apartment 41 (Decca, 1967)

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve written much on anything boogaloo. I haven’t abandoned my interest but I basically got backlogged with so many Latin soul records over the last couple of years, it had the weird effect of suffocating my interest in actually writing about them. Thankfully, Torrens LP – a longtime “want” – finally came through and having only been acquainted with the title track, I didn’t realize how frickin’ great this LP was.

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