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A Little Bit of Mambo

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A Little Bit of Mambo

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Lou Bega
genre:
World

We gave it a B+

As anyone who’s heard Bega’s calling card, ”Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit of…),” knows, Latin swing is an idea whose time has come (even if Bega, its principal purveyor, is non-Latino). And with its hopped-up horns and leering lyrics (”I’ll put on my glasses/And tell you how sweet your a — is”), A Little Bit of Mambo is filled with the sort of frantic, good-time tunes that’ll make your next party jump like a Spanish Harlem dance club on a Saturday night.

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