Sunday, June 12, 2022

Broth - Broth (1970 cuba / puerto rico / us, fine mix of latin, jazz, psych brass rock)



New York based band formed round late sixties, most of the members were from Cuba and Puerto Rico. Their sound is an amalgam of Latin, funk, jazz psychedelic rock. The album was produced by Steve Verroca who was a very known producer, musician, songwriter (he also penned all of the songs except “Louie Louie”), with collaborations such as Link Wray, Kevin Coyne, Juicy Lucy among others. This is their only effort released through Mercury label, in 1970.
Tracks
1. I'm A King (E. Valdes, E. Hernandez, Steve Verroca) - 5:50
2. Manana (Sun Shine On) - 2:59
3. Train Woman - 3:40
4. Back To The City - 3:17
5. I'm Gonna Get You - 3:41
6. She's Famous - 4:51
7. Louie, Louie (Richard Berry) - 3:45
8. Change Your Mind (E. Valdes, E. Hernandez, Steve Verroca) - 3:47
9. Here Comes The Man - 3:21
10.Goin' To Denver - 3:45
All songs by Steve Verroca except where stated

Broth
*William Villanueva - Saxophone, Percussion, Vocals 
*Carlos De La Rosa - Horns, Vocals 
*Eddie “Chino” Dominguez - Percussion, Vocals
*Gene - Guitar
*Wolf - Bass
*Chino - Guitar
*Jesus - Drums
*Fernie - Bass