Mambo! (studio album) by Yma Sumac

Mambo! by Yma Sumac
Year: 1954
Overall rank: 3,986th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
69/100 (from 44 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 5 albums of 1954 (5th)
Award Top albums of the 1950s (108th)
Award Best albums of all time (3,986th)
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The Spell of Yma Sumac by Yma Sumac (CD, Oct-1990, Pair) 2 CD set Bo Mambo
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REISSUE Yma Sumac - Voice Of The Xtabay Jazz Mambo LP Capitol SM-684
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YMA SUMAC SELF TITLED RARE CD! MAMBO
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Yma Sumac bestography

Mambo! is ranked 2nd best out of 7 albums by Yma Sumac on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Yma Sumac is Voice Of The Xtabay which is ranked number 2463 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 639.

Yma Sumac album bestography « Higher ranked (2,463rd) This album (3,986th) Lower ranked (7,168th) »
Voice Of The XtabayMambo!Inca Taqui

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Mambo! track list

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Average Rating: 
69/100 (from 44 votes)
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This album has a Bayesian average rating of 68.9/100, a mean average of 68.0/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 68.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 19.8.

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85/100
From 03/23/2021 03:33
Calificación final: 82.5 que se redondea a 85. Primera vez escuchando un disco completo de Yma Sumac. Qué voz tan imponente. Una de las mejores que he escuchado en mi vida. Un completo orgullo para la cultura peruana contemporánea.
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From 02/16/2016 00:23
Over looked and underrated. Great arrangements and that voice!
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From 07/02/2015 00:13
I meet this artist at the RuPaul's Drags Race's lipsync with Jinkx Monsoon e Detox. What a surprise! A great album.
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