Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Category: “Spanish Grease”

“Spanish Grease”: El Chicano Expands into Italy & UK

El Chicano – a Los Angeles band who created what they termed, “the brown sound” – hit the US top 40 in 1970 with the Latin jazz funk instrumental, “Viva Tirado” on the Kapp label. Kapp – an indie label started in 1954 by David Kapp, brother of American Decca

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