RASPA, LA

Latest update on 24/03/2012

Artist: Orquesta de Juan S. Garrido
Author: traditional
Label: Peerless
Year: 1921

Simple dance from east Mexico (Jalisco, Veracruz), almost doubling for an Italian military march. Not to be confused with the Mexican Hat Dance (see: El Jarabe Tapatio).

Covers:

1946:

Henri René [as a musette]

1947:

Ricardo Montalban [dances La Raspa in film Fiesta; see also: La Bamba]

1948:

Paul Weston

1949:

Chelo Villareal

1950:

Maria Zamora

1950:

Helma & Selma [as De Raspa]

1950:

Orkest Zonder Naam [idem]

1950:

Nilla Pizzi

1951:

Red Saunders Orch.

1955:

Werner Covington [as La Raspa (Mexican Hat Dance)]

1959:

Xavier Cugat

1961:

Annette Funicello [as Como Esta Usted (Rock La Raspa)]

1961:

Fireballs

1962:

Chubby Checker [as Mexican Hat Twist]

1962:

Esquivel

1965:

Henry Mancini

1980:

Annie Cordy [as Senorita Raspa]

1982:

Gigliola Cinquetti [as La Raspa Comandata]

1992:

Perez Prado

2000:

Machucambos

2003:

DJ Golddigger [as De Raspa]

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