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Bang Bang!

November 07, 20231 min read

It's Memorial Day weekend, folks. The unofficial start of summer. Huzzah! Our plans? Well, as always, they include good food, better company and amazing music.

So let's kick it off right.

Joe Cuba was a New York-born conga drummer of Puerto Rican descent that is widely regarded as the Father of Latin Boogaloo, a musical genre created by young Puerto Rican musicians in the 60s. The genre mixed Cuban, American R&B and Soul, and we guess it could be considered the birth of Nuyorican music.

Cuba recorded Bang Bang in 1966. You really need to check it out:

Aaah, sock it to me!

Have a fantastic weekend, and wherever you are, keep dancing!

Image via Tina Leggio/Flickr

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