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I removed this from the main page. if this guy is notable, he needs his own page:
- Boogaloo is also a guy who lives in Calgary, Alberta Canada. He was born in Ottawa, Ontario and moved to Calgary in 1995. He was a child actor and is currently an IT Consulatant.
Amo 10:11, 31 October 2006 (UTC)
Although I am not involved in any bands or know of many groups playing this genre of music lately, in differences with respect to salsa, it includes either clapping or a tambourine which sincopates the measures 1 and 3 wit either a single hit or two quavers (crotchett notes). Organs and marimbas are suitable for this rhythm, and lyrics are similar to the ones found in pregon (montuno call-response) style. 22.214.171.124 19:59, 25 July 2007 (UTC)
Conformity with Spanish article
Speeding up of boogaloo
I altered the final sentence of the history page, as it was very misleading. Before, it could have been interpreted as saying that by speeding up cha cha cha, you can "recreate" the boogaloo sound, which of course is not the case. Rather they speed up both cha cha cha and boogaloo, or other types of typically slower music, as they like faster music.
Need for merger
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Popularity of Boogaloo
- Certainly a section should be devoted to the non-latin offspings of the boogaloo sound in the mid 1960's, inspired by Lee Morgan's jazz hit The Sidewinder, on the Blue Note Records LP of the same name. Besides that label's many knockoffs trying to duplicate that hit, the rhythm and beat were used in Ray Charles' version of One Mint Julip, all those cocktail party scenes in Laugh-In, and even Sweet Charity's Rich Man Frug sequence in 1966. I'm sure there are a lot more notable instances of this comet-like period genre —Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 21:37, 12 June 2010 (UTC)
As to the antecedents of Boogaloo, I believe both Mongo Santamaría and Ray Barretto, if they were still alive, would be amused to see that the two songs mentioned in this article are part of this genre. "Watermelon Man" is a Latin jazz number while "El watusí" is a New York-based band's take on Cuban charanga. These tunes are in no way Boogaloo songs. Therefore, a correction is in order regarding their mention in this article. Alan1-11-195188.8.131.52 (talk) 04:07, 25 January 2014 (UTC)