Bandleader Perez Prado introduced the sizzling, screeching mambo to the United States in 1949, but it caught on with a bang in 1954, and this recording was one reason why. The song writing team of Al Hoffman and Dick Manning was joined by veteran Bix Reichner, composer of such hits as "The Fable of the Rose" and "The Red We Want Is The Red We've Got ( in the Old Red, White and Blue )", to produce this bright novelty for Perry. The grunts heard from the chorus are humorous references to bandleader Prado's yelps to his musicians as they whipped dancers into a mambo frenzy.
( notes from "The Incomparable Como" Readers Digest UK compilation 1975 )
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