Down the Docks

February 17, 2006

RIP Ray Barretto

Filed under: Music, Salsa — ealing @ 4:48 pm

Ray Barretto died this morning. I missed a chance to see him when he was in London a few months ago, and now that opportunity has gone for good. His tracks “Acid” and “El Watusi” have some recognition beyond salsa fans, and on the dancefloor his high-energy recordings have been popular for decades.

I guess I need to go to New York to catch some of the remaining greats while I still can.


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