Flamenco – Candido (Curro Amaya Dancers)

A rip-rollicking thigh slapping girl-swinging hand-clapping monster of a disc – from the ever-so-reliable – and totally collectable ‘Golden Guinea’ label …..

Know what I’m sayin ?   Vital!!

Published in: on January 25, 2010 at 9:02 pm  Comments (2)  

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  1. […] My parents sank a well, saving the walk up the hill to the hand pump at one end of the road, and they also ran a pipe thorough the woods to the elderly lady who was our nearest neighbour, and dug a septic tank behind the outhouse, and got electricity via a new line of tarred poles running across the fields to end with one in the middle of our front lawn, topped off with a buzzing transformer. Also a phone, placed on a big block of polystyrene that served as furniture in one of the rooms, and a cattle grid to keep the big beasts out of the garden. A new concrete block extension gave a bedroom for my brother and I. Now we had our own little record player, and our own records. I don’t remember which record came first. My brother listened a lot to a story record of Larry the Lamb in Toytown, and Larry’s voice became almost as disturbing to me as Neil Young’s. The other early LPs I remember my brother and I listening to were two Burl Ives LPs, and a loud flamenco record: Flamenco Candido, by The Curro Amaya Dancers with Domingo Albarado, vocal, and Juan Jiminez, guitar. The record was first published in 1959, but ours was a later reissue on the Pye Golden Guinea label. […]

  2. excellent post – glad someone else out there enjoys this disc as much as I do !!

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