Tótem

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Tótem
TotemPeloBarock.jpg
Background information
Origin Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay Flag of Uruguay.svg
Genres Fusion, Jazz, Rock, Candombe
Years active 1970–1975

Tótem was an Uruguayan Rock band formed in the early 1970s. One of the most important massive phenomena of Uruguayan music and represented the height of the Candombe beat.

Band members[edit]

1971

  • Ruben Rada (lead voice and percussion)
  • Eduardo Useta (guitar)
  • Enrique Rey (†1995)(guitar)
  • Mario “Chichito” Cabral (percussion)
  • Daniel “Lobito” Lagarde (bass)
  • Roberto Galletti († 2009) (drums)

(drums1972

  • Santiago Ameijenda replace Galletti in drums.

1973

  • Eduardo Useta (guitar and voice)
  • Enrique Rey (guitar and voice)
  • Mario “Chichito” Cabral (percussion)
  • Roberto Giordano (bas)
  • Santiago Ameijenda (drums)
  • Tomás “Chocho” Paolini (saxophone)

Discography[edit]

Simples[edit]

  • 1971

A-side - Dedos

B-side - Biafra

  • 1972

A-side - Mi Pueblo

B-side - Negro

Long Plays[edit]

  • 1971 - Totem

A-side

  1. - Dedos
  2. - Chévere
  3. - De Este Cielo Santo
  4. - Días De Esos
  5. - Todos

B-side

  1. - Biafra
  2. - El Tábano
  3. - Mañana
  4. - No Me Molestes
  5. - La Lluvia Cae Para Todos Igual
  • 1972 - Descarga

A-side

  1. - Heloísa
  2. - Orejas
  3. - Manos
  4. - Pacífico
  5. - Todo Mal

B-side

  1. - Negro
  2. - Mi Alcoba
  3. - Un Sueño Para Gonzalo (instrumental)
  4. - Descarga

1973 - Corrupción

A-side

  1. - Nena
  2. - Toda América
  3. - A Victoria y Federico
  4. - Hola Hermano
  5. - Congueiro

B-side

  1. - Corrupción
  2. - El Hombre Feliz
  3. - Cáspita

See also[edit]