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Mongo Santamaria Band* - Watermelon Man (Vinyl)

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  1. Ramón "Mongo" Santamaría Rodríguez was a Cuban percussionist and bandleader who spent most of his career in the United States. Primarily a conga drummer, Santamaría was a leading figure in the pachanga and boogaloo dance crazes of the s. His biggest hit was his rendition of Herbie Hancock's "Watermelon Man", which was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in From the .
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of La Bamba on Discogs. Label: Columbia - CS • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Latin • Mr. Watermelon Man Mongo Santamaria* - La Bamba (, Vinyl) | Discogs/5(24).
  3. MONGO SANTAMARIA BAND Watermelon Man. An Afro-Cuban conga man named Ramon had a career that kept him busy from the '40s through the '90s. This gifted guru of guaracha crossed paths with so many other legends of jazz that it was like an all-star event every time he performed.
  4. 7" Single on 45cat: Mongo Santamaria Band - Watermelon Man / Don't Bother Me No More - Battle - USA - BF
  5. Aug 11,  · Styles' new Hot No. 1 marks the first leader with "watermelon" in its title. One such song previously hit the top Mongo Santamaria Band's "Watermelon Man" (No. 7, ). Meanwhile, Styles scores the sixth Hot No. 1 with "sugar" in its title, and the first in over 49 years.
  6. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Watermelon Man on Discogs. Label: Riverside Records - RIF • Format: Vinyl 7 Mongo Santamaria Band* - Watermelon Man (Vinyl) | Discogs/5(4).
  7. Sweet success: Styles' new Hot No. 1 marks the first leader with "watermelon" in its title. One such song previously hit the top Mongo Santamaria Band's "Watermelon Man" (No. 7, ). Meanwhile, Styles scores the sixth Hot No. 1 with "sugar" in its title, and the first in over 49 years.
  8. This release presents the complete original Mongo Santamaría LP Watermelon Man! (Battle BS), the inch album that came after the enormous success of the single containing the title tune backed with “Don’t Bother Me No More”/5(10).

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