Guantanamera (The Sandpipers album)

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Guantanamera
Studio album by The Sandpipers
Released October 1966
Recorded Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood, CA
Genre Pop/Rock
Label A&M LP 117/SP 4117
Producer Tommy LiPuma
The Sandpipers chronology
Guantanamera
(1966)
The Sandpipers
(1967)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Guantanamera was an LP album, the first album featuring The Sandpipers, released by A&M Records in October 1966. The catalog numbers were LP 117 in monaural and SP 4117 in stereo. The album reached #13 on the Billboard Top LPs chart,[2] while the title track, released as a single, reached #9 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Dolores Erickson appears on the album's front cover photo.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Guantanamera" (Héctor Angulo/José Martí/Pete Seeger) – 3:13
  2. "Strangers in the Night" (Bert Kaempfert/Charles Singleton/Eddie Snyder) – 2:38
  3. "Carmen (Nick De Caro)" – 3:08
  4. "Cast Your Fate to the Wind" (Vince Guaraldi/Carel Werber) – 1:48
  5. "La Bamba" (Traditional) – 2:43
  6. "La Mer" (Beyond the Sea) (Charles Trenet/Jack Lawrence) – 2:40
  7. "Louie, Louie" (Richard Berry) – 2:47
  8. "Things We Said Today" (John Lennon/Paul McCartney) – 2:53
  9. "Enamorado" (Keith Colley-Paul Rubio) – 2:04
  10. "What Makes You Dream, Pretty Girl?" (Garso/Wilson) – 2:40
  11. "Stasera Gli Angeli Non Volano (For The Last Time)" (Mogol/Pattacini) – 2:20
  12. "Angelica" (Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil) – 3:39

Reissue[edit]

The album was combined with The Sandpipers in a 2000 CD release by Collectors' Choice Music.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Discography of The Sandpipers albums