Joe Acosta – The Power Of love

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Limited-edition vinyl box set featuring seven revered, and rarely heard gems of Latin jazz, deep soul, raucous boogaloo, and heavy salsa. Produced in collaboration with Now-Again Records and Vinyl Me Please, The Story of Ghetto Records takes listeners on an immersive experience through the brief but bright story of a groundbreaking Latin music label.


A1 – I Need Her
A2 – Bendita Illusion
A3 – Una Traicion
A4 – Amor Perdido
B1 – Juliana
B2 – Phoenix
B3 – La Bendicion
B4 – La Realidad


Joe Acosta – Piano & Band Leader
Joe Cruz – Lead Vocalist
Pete Alvarado – Trombone
Juan Pagan – Trombone
Hector Acosta – Bass
Julio Perez – Bongos
Herbert Pino – Congas
Leo Pineda – Trombone
Danny Arboni – Timbales
Photography By Bill Moore
Cover Design By Ray Mulett
Produced By Jorge Febo
Written By Joe Acosta, Joe Cruz & Manny Padilla

Produced for Reissue by Eothen Alapatt & Vinyl Me Please
Liner Notes & Podcast Series by Pablo E. Yglesias
Restoration and remastering by Jason Bitner
Lacquers for all titles (except for Drug Story) were cut by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering. All seven titles are pressed on exclusive 180g black vinyl at GZ.

Now-Again X Vinyl Me, Please Limited release.

LP, Digital. 2022. NA 5232.