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No recording artist has more impeccable street credentials than Joe Bataan, the originator of the New York Latin Soul style that paralleled Latin boogaloo and anticipated disco. His musical experience began with street corner doo-wop in the 1950s, and came to include one of the first rap records to hit the charts, 1979's "Rap-O, Clap-O". In between these milestones, he recorded classic albums like St. Latin's Day Massacre, a perennial favorite in the salsa market, Salsoul, which gave the record… read more

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  • So cool.
  • standin around tellin jokes under the street lamps
  • I ♥ it!!
  • Makes me wanna get up an' boogie.
  • I can`t find the Afro filipino version of Ordinary guy on spotify. Pretty strange, i had it on my last playlist.. Tell your friends about Joe Bataan, show some respect !
  • extremely underrated!
  • funky!
  • Legend....more people need to stop sleeping
  • super cool!!
  • The GOAT.

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