Pérez Prado

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Dámaso Pérez Prado (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpeɾes ˈpɾaðo]; December 11, 1916 – September 14, 1989) was a Cuban bandleader, musician (singer, organist and pianist), and composer, he appeared briefly in films. He is often referred to as the King of the Mambo. Pérez was his surname, thus Dámaso Pérez, his true name, he became known and professionally billed by as Pérez Prado, his paternal and maternal surnames respectively.

Pérez Prado became a naturalized citizen of Mexico in 1980. His orchestra was the most popular in mambo. His son, Pérez Prado, Jr., continues to direct the Pérez Prado Orchestra in Mexico City to this day.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1951 Plays Mucho Mambo for Dancing Pérez Prado 1
1956 Havana 3 A.M. Pérez Prado 2
1960 A Touch of Tabasco Rosemary Clooney & Pérez Prado 1
1964 Lights! Action! Prado! Pérez Prado & His Orchestra 1
1967 Concierto Para Bongo Pérez Prado 1
1970 Pérez Prado 70 Pérez Prado 1
1990 Voodoo Suite Pérez Prado 2
1991 Cuban Mambo Pérez Prado 1
Benny Moré and Perez Prado Pérez Prado 1
Besame Mucho Pérez Prado 1
Ciliegi Rosa Pérez Prado 1
Latino! Pérez Prado 1
Mambo Mambo Pérez Prado 1
Mambos Pérez Prado 1
Perez Prado & Benny Moré Pérez Prado 1
Pops and Prado Pérez Prado 1
Sucessos Multisom Cover Music Pérez Prado 1
The Mambo King Pérez Prado & His Orchestra 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1960 Big Hits by Prado Pérez Prado 1
1990 Havana, 3 a.m. Pérez Prado 1
1994 15 grandes éxitos Pérez Prado 1
1995 Mondo Mambo! Pérez Prado 1
1995 King of Mambo Pérez Prado 1
1998 Our Man in Havana Pérez Prado 1
1999 Cocktail Hour Pérez Prado 1
2000 Cuban Originals Pérez Prado 1
2000 El Rey Del Mambo! Pérez Prado 1
2001 Lo Mejor de lo Mejor Pérez Prado 1
2002 Mambo N° 5 Pérez Prado 1
2003 Legendary Prez Prado Pérez Prado 2
2003 The Mambo King Pérez Prado 1
2004 The Original Cuban All Stars Pérez Prado & Tito Puente & Celia Cruz 1
30 grandes éxitos Damaso Pérez Prado 1
30 Grandes éxitos Damaso Pérez Prado 1
Best of Perez Prado Pérez Prado 1
Damaso Perez Prado, Volume 1 Pérez Prado 1
Grandes Leyendas de la musica Pérez Prado 1
King of Mambo Pérez Prado 1
Perez Prado - The Mambo King Pérez Prado 1
Prez: The Mambo King, Volume 1 Pérez Prado 1
The Best of Mambo Pérez Prado 1

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1950 Qué Rico el Mambo / Mambo No. 5 Pérez Prado 1
1950 Silbando Mambo / Caballo Negro Pérez Prado 1
1951 Lupita / Mi Gallo Pérez Prado 1
1995 Guaglione Pérez Prado & His Orchestra 1
Mambo No. 5 Pérez Prado 1

EP

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Mucho Mambo for Dancing Pérez Prado 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1957 Prez Pérez Prado 1

Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 King of Mambo Pérez Prado 1

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