ONE GRAIL DOWN


Phirpo y sus Caribes: Comencemos (Let’s Start)
Y Esa Pava Que?
Oye Coma Va
From Parrilla Caliente (Phillips, 1973)

I recently blew past my standard “ceiling” for record purchases in order to lay my hands on “the Phirpo album” (thanks Beto and Adam!). If you recall my previous discussion of record “Holy Grails,” there are certain criteria a Grail has to meet, including, but not limited to: obscurity, difficulty of purchase (based on price and/or rarity), quality. And on all those levels, the Phirpo LP completely meets or exceeds.

It is, […]

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