|1. Hooray For Hollywood (Cha-Cha) - Don Swan & His Orchestra|
|2. Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me) - Jackie Davis|
|3. Peter Gunn Mambo - Jack Costanzo & His Orchestra|
|4. Chihuahua - Luis Oliveria & His Bandodalau Boys|
|5. I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me - The John Buzon Trio|
|6. Mambo Jambo (Que Rico El Mambo) - Dave Barbour|
|7. Cumana - The Twin Pianos Of Henri Rose & Bobby Stevenson|
|8. Taki Rari - Yma Sumac|
|9. Way Down Yonder In New Orleans Mambo - Van Alexander & His Orchestra|
|10. El Cumbanchero (Guaracha-Fast Rhumba) - Don Swan & His Orchestra|
|11. Oink, Oink Mambo - Chuy Reyes & His Orchestra|
|12. Diga Diga Doo - The John Buzon Trio|
|13. Hernado's Hideaway - Billy May's Rico Mambo Orchestra|
|14. Tico Tico (Samba) - Don Swan & His Orchestra|
|15. Glow Worm Cha-Cha-Cha - Jackie Davis|
|16. Malambo #1 - Yma Sumac|
|17. Can-Can Overture - Jack Costanzo & His Orchestra|
|18. Oye Negra - Terry Snyder|
If any of those situations are real or just party of your dreams, this CD from Ultra-Lounge is for you. Rare is the day when you will find some neon decorated, pseudo-tropical paradise lounge or restaurant where drinks were served in coconut cups with little umbrellas. But you can hear the music from them. This CD has the Mambo interwoven in each and every song. You can literally see the band in their white jackets and the lavish costumes on the showgirls as they entertain you.
Yma Sumac drops in for a two song trip down memory lane. You can hear the passion and the fun in her voice. Mariah Carey eat your heart out. The organ tracks are quite amusing, and the Glow Worm Cha Cha will change your life. (Well, not really, but it shouldn't be missed.)
If you ever wanted to visit the famed Coconut Grove or be part of the action with Ricky Ricardo's Band, you need to order this CD. Even if you find that the music is just a throw-back to the days when people in limos were movie stars (and not two girls from Encino using daddy's credit card), it is still a hilarious and joyour romp threw yesteryear.
Fix a highball, add a slice of pineapple, play this CD, and enjoy life.
Truly, there is not one track on this CD that is bad although there are some highlites:... Read more