Perez Prado

Real Name:
Dámaso Pérez Prado
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Cuban naturalized Mexican, bandleader, singer, organist, pianist and composer (born December 11, 1916 in Matanzas, Cuba - died September 14, 1989 in Mexico City, Mexico). Brother of Pantaleón Perez Prado. Perez Prado is often referred to as the 'King of the Mambo'.

He was born in Matanzas, Cuba, where he studied classical piano in his early childhood, and later played organ and piano in local clubs. For a time, he was pianist and arranger for La Sonora Matancera, Cuba's best-known musical group. He also worked with casino orchestras in Havana for most of the 1940s, gaining the nick-name "El Cara de Foca" ("Seal Face"). In 1948 he moved to Mexico to form his own band and record for RCA Victor. He quickly specialized in mambos, an upbeat adaptation of the Cuban danzón.
In 1950 arranger Sonny Burke heard "Que rico el mambo" while on vacation in Mexico and recorded it back in the United States as "Mambo Jambo". The single was a hit, which caused Prado to launch a US tour. His appearances in 1951 were sell-outs and he began recording US releases for RCA Victor.
Prado is the composer of such famous pieces as "Mambo No. 5" and "Mambo No. 8." At the height of the mambo movement, in 1955, Prado hit the American charts at number one with a cha-cha version of "Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White".
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FFLP 1006 Plays Mucho Mambo — Perez Prado Perez Prado Plays Mucho Mambo (Album) La Voix De Son Maître FFLP 1006 France 1953 Sell This Version
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FFLP 1029 Perez Prado Encores Mambos - Selection N°2 — Perez Prado Perez Prado Perez Prado Encores Mambos - Selection N°2(10", Album) La Voix De Son Maître FFLP 1029 France 1954 Sell This Version
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18146 Latin Rhythms — Perez Prado Perez Prado And The Cuban Boys* Perez Prado And The Cuban Boys* - Latin Rhythms (Album) Royale 18146 US 1955 Sell This Version
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LPM-1101 Voodoo Suite Plus Six All-Time Greats — Perez Prado Perez Prado, Shorty Rogers Perez Prado, Shorty Rogers - Voodoo Suite Plus Six All-Time Greats (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LPM-1101 US 1955 Sell This Version
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1302, 8M-111-45 Mambo Jamboree (10 Top Mambos And Cha Chas) — Perez Prado Perez Prado, Miguelito Valdes, Tito Rodriguez, Jocento Roman, Pupo Reyes Perez Prado, Miguelito Valdes, Tito Rodriguez, Jocento Roman, Pupo Reyes - Mambo Jamboree (10 Top Mambos And Cha Chas) (Album) Today's, Today's 1302, 8M-111-45 US 1958 Sell This Version
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MKL 1124 Mambo En Sax — Perez Prado Perez Prado Mambo En Sax (Album) RCA Victor, La Voz Del Amo MKL 1124 Puerto Rico 1958 Sell This Version
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BLP:12 Great Mambos, And Other Latin American Favorites — Perez Prado Perez Prado Great Mambos, And Other Latin American Favorites (Album) Bell Records BLP:12 US 1958 Sell This Version
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LPC 52-553 La Niña Popoff - Volumen V — Perez Prado Perez Prado La Niña Popoff - Volumen V (Album) RCA Victor LPC 52-553 Colombia 1959 Sell This Version
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TLP 818 Perez Prado And Others — Perez Prado Perez Prado Perez Prado And Others (Album) Treasure Productions TLP 818 US 1959 Sell This Version
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LPM-2133, LPM 2133 A Touch Of Tabasco — Perez Prado Rosemary Clooney / Perez Prado Rosemary Clooney / Perez Prado - A Touch Of Tabasco (Album) RCA Victor LPM-2133, LPM 2133 Canada 1960 Sell This Version
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CI 1870 Perez Prado Las Bodas De Plata Del Mambo(LP) Cisne CI 1870 Mexico 1960 Sell This Version
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FM 91, FM-91 Latin Dance Rhythms — Perez Prado Perez Prado And Armand Torres Perez Prado And Armand Torres - Latin Dance Rhythms (Album) Promenade FM 91, FM-91 US 1961 Sell This Version
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CAL 547 Latino! — Perez Prado Perez Prado Latino! (Album) RCA Camden CAL 547 US 1961 Sell This Version
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ECO 69, No. 69 Melodia De Amor — Perez Prado Fred McDonald Y Perez Prado Fred McDonald Y Perez Prado - Melodia De Amor(LP, Mono) Eco, Eco, Peerless, Peerless ECO 69, No. 69 Mexico 1961 Sell This Version
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LSP-2571 Exotic Suite Of The Americas — Perez Prado Perez Prado Exotic Suite Of The Americas(LP, Album) RCA Victor LSP-2571 Canada 1962 Sell This Version
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LSP-2524, LSP 2524 Now! Twist Goes Latin — Perez Prado Perez Prado Now! Twist Goes Latin(LP, Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LSP-2524, LSP 2524 Canada 1962 Sell This Version
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LSP-2610 Our Man In Latin America — Perez Prado Perez Prado Our Man In Latin America (Album) RCA Victor LSP-2610 Canada 1963 Sell This Version
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MKL-1501 El Bárbaro Del Ritmo — Perez Prado Beny Moré Con Perez Prado, Rafael De Paz Beny Moré Con Perez Prado, Rafael De Paz - El Bárbaro Del Ritmo (Album) RCA Victor MKL-1501 US 1963 Sell This Version
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CX-225 In Mexico — Perez Prado Perez Prado, Carlos Molina Perez Prado, Carlos Molina - In Mexico (Album) Spin-O-Rama CX-225 US 1964 Sell This Version
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12.422 Dengue — Perez Prado Perez Prado Dengue (Album) Orfeon 12.422 Argentina 1964 Sell This Version
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UPS 5071 Perez Prado In Japan — Perez Prado Exciting Perez Prado Show* Perez Prado In Japan (Album) Union Records (3) UPS 5071 Japan 1965 Sell This Version
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LP-12-411 Mambo — Perez Prado Perez Prado Mambo (Album) Orfeon LP-12-411 Mexico 1965 Sell This Version
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SRA-5004 Perez Prado's Golden Album — Perez Prado Perez Prado Perez Prado's Golden Album (Album) Victor SRA-5004 Japan 1965 Sell This Version
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ALP 1401 A Go Go — Perez Prado Perez Prado A Go Go (Album) Ansonia, Orfeon ALP 1401 US 1965 Sell This Version
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CAL-2958 Dance Latino — Perez Prado Perez Prado Dance Latino (Album) RCA Victor CAL-2958 Argentina 1965 Sell This Version

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His appearances in 1951 were sell-outs and he began recording US releases for RCA Victor.
Prado is the composer of such famous pieces as "Mambo No. 5" and "Mambo No. 8." At the height of the mambo movement, in 1955, Prado hit the American charts at number one with a cha-cha version of "Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White"

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