Posted by DjPaulT on July 26th, 2011
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985
“Conga” is the first single released by the American band Miami Sound Machine led by Gloria Estefan on their second English language album, and ninth overall, Primitive Love.
The single was released worldwide in 1985 and became a smash success around the world, providing the band worldwide mainstream popularity, reaching #10 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and winning the Grand Prize at the 15th annual “Tokyo Music Festival” in Japan.
The single was certified Gold by the RIAA in the U.S. for sales of 500,000 copies.
“Conga” became a worldwide success and is recognized as the signature song of the band and Gloria Estefan. The song reached the Top Ten in various countries, including the United States and the Netherlands. The song was a minor hit in the United Kingdom, while the attention was based more on the single “Bad Boy”. In Billboard magazine’s year-end chart in 1986, “Conga” finished at #40.
Conga (Dance Mix) 6:00
Remix – Pablo Flores
Conga (Instrumental) 4:52
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
|1985||Conga||U.S. Billboard Hot 100||#10|
|1985||Conga||U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles||#60|
|1985||Conga||U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play||#7|
|1985||Conga||U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Single Sales||#1|
Special version from the Epic Lp: “PRIMITIVE LOVE”
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Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi
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