Malo (album)

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Malo
Studio album by Malo
Released January 1972
Recorded Fall 1971
Genre Latin rock, funk[1]
Length 44:31
Label Warner Bros.
Producer David Rubinson
Malo chronology
Malo
(1972)
Dos
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Malo is the first album by 12-piece San Francisco band Malo, released in 1972. It contains the #18 single, "Suavecito". The album charted 14 at Pop albums.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Pana" (Arcelio García, Jr./Abel Zarate) - 6:45
  2. "Just Say Goodbye" (Rodgers Grant/Luis Gasca) - 8:00
  3. "Café" (Jorge Santana/Arcelio García, Jr./Pablo Tellez) - 7:21
  4. "Nena" (Arcelio García, Jr./Pablo Tellez/Abel Zarate) - 6:28
  5. "Suavecito" (Richard Bean/Pablo Tellez/Abel Zarate) - 6:36
  6. "Peace" (Arcelio Garcia, Jr./Pablo Tellez/Ismael Versoza/Abel Zarate) - 9:21

Personnel[edit]

  • Arcelio García, Jr.: Vocals, percussion.
  • Jorge Santana: Guitar.
  • Abel Zarate: Guitars, vocals.
  • Paul C Saenz: Guitar.
  • Pablo Tellez: Bass guitar, percussion.
  • Richard Kermode: Keyboards, electric piano, Hammond organ, piano.
  • Richard Spremich: Drums, percussion.
  • Coke Escovedo: Timbales, Percussion.
  • Victor Pantoja: Conga, bongos, percussion.
  • Luis Gasca: Trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals.
  • Roy Murray: Flute, trombone, trumpet, soprano sax.
  • Richard Bean: Vocals, percussion, timbales.

Credits[edit]

  • Production, engineering and mixing: David Rubinson.
  • Recorded at Pacific Recording Studios, San Mateo, California during Fall 1971.
  • Assistant engineers: Fred Catero and Jeremy Zatkin.
  • Art direction: Chris Whorf.
  • Photography: Victor Alemán.
  • Front cover: Jesus Helguera.
  • Album design: John & Barbara Casado.

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (US)

Year Chart Position
1972 Pop Albums 14
1972 Black Albums 10

Single - Billboard (US)

Single Year Chart Position
Suavecito 1972 Pop Singles 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Unterberger, Richie. "Malo - Malo". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Review. Retrieved 2012-01-28.