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Catalog number: LP21295
EAN code: 8429006475230
Release date: 29-11-2019

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Laurel Aitken, the legendary Godfather of Ska, has also got a spanish album on his wide discography. He sadly passed away on July 17th. of 2005 and this one is his only spanish album on his long career.Laurel was born in Cuba in 1925, but emigrated to Jamaica at the age of eight years old, he could speak perfect spanish and this was a really long awaited recording, a project he was planing for decades. The title just mean In Spanish, you can find on this album classic spanish, in bluebeat style, like Perfidia, Quizas Quizas or La Paloma, but also a few Laurel Aitken hits sung in spanish for the very first time. At the age of 72 years old Laurel teached some good lessons to the long stablished spanish bands of how can reggae and ska been interpretated in spanish that naturally.The album was recorded with one of the best ever spanish ska band: Los Skarlatines, with whom Laurel toured extensively trhough Europe, speacialy in Spain, of course.