Pete Rodriguez (boogaloo musician)

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Not to be confused with the Salsa singer, Pete "El Conde" Rodríguez[1] or his son Pete Rodriguez.

Pete Rodriguez was the leader and pianist of a Puerto Rican Boogaloo band from The Bronx in the mid-1960s, sometimes known as Pete Rodríguez y Su Conjunto.[2]

The band's most successful song, "I Like It Like That", made it to the national Billboard charts and has since been covered several times including by the Blackout All-Stars.[3] It was re-recorded by lead singer and composer Tony Pabón for the soundtrack of the 1994 movie I Like It Like That and received renewed exposure as the soundtrack to the main ident at Odeon Cinemas from 1998–2003.[4]

Discography[edit]

  • Latin Boogaloo (1966)
  • Boogaloo Navideño (1967)
  • Oh, That's Nice! (1967)
  • I Like It Like That (1967)
  • El Rey Del Boogaloo!
  • Hot & Wild (1968)
  • Latin Soul Man (1969)
  • Pete Rodriguez Now! (1970)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. "I Like It Like That (A Mi Me Gusta Asi) – Review". allmusic. Retrieved 2009-04-03. 
  2. ^ Pete Rodriguez (2006), "CD Booklet", I Like It Like That (Fania Records) 
  3. ^ http://www.discogs.com/artist/46992-Blackout-Allstars-The
  4. ^ Mr Bongo (18 July 2008). "Pete Rodriguez - I Like It Like That + Aaron Jerome remix 7". Retrieved 2009-04-03. 
  5. ^ "Pete Rodriguez". allmusic. Retrieved 2009-04-03.