I don´t know much about latin american music or merengue and quite obviously took an interest in this record for other reasons, than the music. So I can´t say if this is good merengue or only average merengue, but when I listened to it it in a Lisbon record shop I enjoyed it enough to buy it. The record was made in Portugal but apparently Enrique Lynch was a fairly well-known Peruvian orchestra leader.
The back of the sleeve lists two previous merengue EP´s on the Alvorada label. So here´s more merengue…
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