Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 El cumbanchero 5:42
2 Billumba–Palo Congo 6:10
3 Choferito–Plena 4:05
4 Asabache 4:25
5 Simba 5:59
6 Rhapsodia del maravilloso 4:42
7 Aggo elegua 4:31
8 Tribilín cantore 5:23

Credits

CD 1

guitar:
Arsenio Rodríguez (1957-04-28) (tracks 1–8)
double bass:
Evaristo Baro (1957-04-28) (tracks 1–8)
bongos:
“Sabu” L. Martinez (1957-04-28) (tracks 1–8)
congas:
Israel Moisés “Quique” Travieso (1957-04-28) (tracks 1–8)
Ray “Mosquito” Romero (1957-04-28) (tracks 1–8)
“Sabu” L. Martinez (1957-04-28) (tracks 1–8)
Arsenio Rodríguez (1957-04-28) (tracks 1–8)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 1–8)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1957-04-28) (tracks 1–8)
vocals:
Sarah Baro (1957-04-28) (tracks 1–8)
Willie Capo (1957-04-28) (tracks 1–8)
“Sabu” L. Martinez (1957-04-28) (tracks 1–8)
Arsenio Rodríguez (1957-04-28) (tracks 1–8)
writer:
Rafael Hernández Marín (Puerto Rican songwriter & multi-instrumentalist) (track 1)
Louis “Sabu” Martinez (tracks 2, 4–8)
Ignacio Ríos (songwriter) (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1999) (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Manhattan Towers in New York, New York, United States (1957-04-28) (tracks 1–8)
recording of:
Aggo elegua (1957-04-28) (track 7)
Asabache (1957-04-28) (track 4)
Billumba–Palo Congo (1957-04-28) (track 2)
Choferito–Plena (1957-04-28) (track 3)
El cumbanchero (1957-04-28) (track 1)
Rhapsodia del maravilloso (1957-04-28) (track 6)
Simba (1957-04-28) (track 5)
Tribilín cantore (1957-04-28) (track 8)

Release

photography:Francis Wolff (photographer and record producer)
graphic design:Reid Miles
producer:Michael Cuscuna
mastering:Ron McMaster
manufactured by:Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint)
Vine Streets
copyrighted by:Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (in 1999)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/811669 [info]
ASIN:US: B000042OQS [info]

Release Group

part of:1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (2005 edition) (order: 7)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/18149 [info]