A Mis Amigos

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A Mis Amigos
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Studio album by Nat King Cole
Released 1959
Recorded October 30, November 4, 10, 1959
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 35:39
Label Capitol
Producer Lee Gillette
Nat King Cole chronology
Welcome to the Club
(1959)
A Mis Amigos
(1959)
Tell Me All About Yourself
(1960)

A Mis Amigos is a 1959 studio album by Nat King Cole, arranged by Dave Cavanaugh and recorded in Rio de Janeiro.[1]

This was Cole's second album of Spanish themed music (despite it also features three songs in Portuguese, "Suas Mãos", "Caboclo Do Rio" and "Não Tenho Lágrimas"), following Cole Español (1958) and preceding More Cole Español (1962).

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 1/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by William Ruhlmann awarded the album three and a half stars, and said that Cole "still didn't have much feeling for Spanish"[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ay, Cosita Linda" (Galan) – 2:16
  2. "Aquellos Ojos Verdes" (Menendez) – 2:13
  3. "Suas Mãos" (Maria, Pernambuco) – 2:21
  4. "Capullito De Aleli" (Hernandez) – 2:28
  5. "Caboclo Do Rio" (DeOliveira) – 1:54
  6. "Fantastico" (Keller, Sherman) – 1:55
  7. "Nadie Me Ama" (Lobo, Maria) – 2:33
  8. "Yo Vendo Unos Ojos Negros" (Osvaldo Silva) – 2:22
  9. "Perfidia" (Dominiguez) – 2:20
  10. "El Choclo" (Villoldo, Discépolo, Marambio Catán) – 2:13
  11. "Ansiedad" (Jose Enrique Sarabia) – 3:27
  12. "Não Tenho Lágrimas" (Bulhoes, DeOliveira) – 2:18

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "A Mis Amigos". Allmusic. Retrieved February 28, 2011. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 43. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.