Tito Puente

Cha Cha Cha at the El Morocco

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AllMusic Review by Tony Wilds

The beautiful jacket of Cha Cha Cha at the El Morocco says, "Tito Puente 'King of the Cha Cha Mambo' and Others," but the "others" is just Pepe Luis & His Orchestra. Luis contributes an original, "Cha Cha Cha del la Princesa," as well as other vocal tracks which are fine filler but not anything great. Puente's "Tito's Cha Cha Cha," a fast-paced vocal number, almost singlehandedly rescues the album from standard dance orchestra tedium. The other end track, "Cha Cha Guaguanco," performs the same function for the second side. In sum, a pair of great Puente tracks, the Tico label and nice jacket art are the attractions of Cha Cha Cha at the El Morocco.

Track Listing

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1
Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 01:17 Amazon
2 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 02:38 Amazon
3 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 02:33 Amazon
4 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 02:33 Amazon
5 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 03:31 Amazon
6 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 02:32 Amazon
7 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 03:09 Amazon
8 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 03:32 Amazon
9 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 03:26 Amazon
10 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 02:41 Amazon
11 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 02:38 Amazon
12 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 04:05 Amazon
13 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 03:18 Amazon
14 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 03:42 Amazon
15 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 01:13 Amazon
16 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 03:05 Amazon
17 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 02:33 Amazon
18 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 02:54 Amazon
19 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 03:24 Amazon
20 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 02:47 Amazon
21 Tito Puente feat: Tito Puente & His World Famous Orchestra 03:54 Amazon
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