Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass. The Lonely Bull

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The Lonely Bull, released in 1962, is the debut album by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass. 

Most of the tracks on the album were geared toward the bands Mariachi sound. There were also a few cover versions of popular songs, a trend which would grow in their next two albums.

"Limbo Rock" covered a novelty dance song that had been a calypso-style hit by Chubby Checker "Struttin' With Maria" was later used as the theme for a TV game show called Personality, hosted by Larry Blyden. The tune "Acapulco 1922" uses the old song Oh, You Beautiful Doll by Seymour Brown and Nat D. Ayer, 1911 as a starting point, with a mariachi spin.

On this album are the following songs: The Lonely Bull; El Lobo; Tijuana Sauerdraut; Desafinado; Mexico; Never On Sunday; Struttin' With Maria; Let It Be Me; Acapulco 1922; Limbo ROck; Crawfish and a Quiet Tear.

This album is in VG+condition. There is a name written on one side of the label. The cover show some shelf wear.