Sam’s Jams: Joe Bataan - Latin Lover

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Form the 1980 album Mestizo

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Mestizo was released in 1980 by Joe Battan, an African American-Filipino Latino Soul musician from New York. Bataan was influenced by two musical styles: Latin Bogaloo and African American doo-wop.

 

This weeks pick is “Latin Lover” by Joe Bataan. All picks are featured on the Sam’s Jam’s Spotify playlist (updated weekly).Wikipedia
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This weeks pick is “Latin Lover” by Joe Bataan. All picks are featured on the Sam’s Jam’s Spotify playlist (updated weekly).

CultureShift airs weekdays 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on WDET 101.9FM.

Sam’s Jams is the weekly song selection of WDET’s creative producer Sam Beaubien, a longtime Detroit musician who also helms the soul-funk band Will Sessions.

From 70 years ago to contemporary releases today, Sam’s Jams is the musical equivalent of digging for hours in dusty record store bins to find forgotten-but-should-be-remembered deep cuts pulled from the genres of funk, jazz and soul genres.

The Sam’s Jams Spotify playlist will update with a new song on Mondays after airing on CultureShift, so bookmark this page to find your new favorite song each week.
  


Sam Beaubien, Creative Producer

Sam Beaubien is a musician, composer, producer, and educator in Detroit. He is also the founder and leader of the acclaimed ensemble, Will Sessions.

sbeaubien@wdet.org

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Each week, WDET creative producer and longtime Detroit musician, Sam Beaubien, digs through the archives to bring you a song you might not have heard before, but are sure to love! Catch it live Monday and Thursday on CultureShift.

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