Yma Sumac

Voice of the Xtabay & Other Exotic Delights

(CD - Rev-Ola Records #CREV 034CD)

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Sumac's first and most popular release, and also one of her least hokey or pop-oriented. That's not to say it's without its mass-appeal elements, especially in the arrangements, conducted by Les Baxter. Originally issued as a 10-inch LP, the latest CD reissue combines the eight tracks with the eight others contained on another of her early albums, Inca Taqui.

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