FRESH PEANUTS FOR SALE


Cachao y su Orquesta: El Manicero
From 7″ (Maype, 1968)

Johnny Sedes: El Manicero
From Mama Calunga (Fonseca, 1969)

Ranil and His Tropical Band: El Manicero
From Ranil’s Jungle Party (Masstropicas, 2010)

“El Manicero (The Peanut Vendor)” is easily one of the best known Cuban compositions in the world, covered many many many times over yet it is a tune I never, ever seem to tire of. I’ve been lax in actually showing proper love even though my intentions have been there for a while: both Cachao and Sedes’ […]

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