Pedro Conga y Su Orquesta Internacional

No Te Quites La Ropa

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This is the milestone album in the long history of this orchestra, which was formerly a backup band for many of Fania's vocalists during their individual tours. Although this production ventured into the erotic salsa craze, it stills manages to be quite swinging and danceable; Pedro "Conga" Lopez' supple rhythm section gives the proceedings a brisk, up-tempo beat, which provides an adequate backdrop for the smooth voices of the talented composer/vocalist Axel Martinez and Ismael "Maelo" Ruiz. "No Te Quites la Ropa" and "Ladrona de Amor" were the highly promoted tunes, and "Quiero Volver a Querer" has plenty of sass and liveliness. A must for salsa and Pedro Conga fans; this long-running salsa band finally got its deserved due.

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