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Latin Explosion!

The original LATIN EXPLOSION radio show (1972-1982) goes back to Chicago at the peak of the Salsa music explosion! First launched as a midnight show seven days a week on WEDC 12.40AM, the program's last years were on another Chicago station, WOJO FM 105.1 weekday afternoons and finally late night.

Incredibly, we were able to get LATIN EXPLOSION on the air again after moving to Sarasota. In June 2018 LATIN EXPLOSION launched as a two hour show Friday mornings 7-9AM Thank you, WSLR 96.5FM Sarasota Community Radio and Sarasota music fans!

Big thanks to the listeners, music lovers and supporters across North America that tune in week after week to hear the best in 20th Century Salsa, Latin Jazz and Afro-Cuban music!

Past Broadcasts

Date Links
February 22, 2024 – Orquesta Riverside, Richie Ray & Bobby Cruz, Renesito, Reve y su Charangon
February 15, 2024 – Joe Cuba Sextet, Willie Colon & Ruben Blades, Mark Diamond
February 8, 2024 – Celia Cruz in Cuba, Rafael Cortijo in NYC, Cheo Feliciano
February 1, 2024 – Los Tres Grandes plus Cachao & Sergio Mendes
January 25, 2024 – Buena Vista Social Club Mustical Havana Central Chico Alvarez
January 18, 2024 – "The Big Three"
January 11, 2024 – Bobby Sanabria, Hilton Ruiz, Gonzalo Rubalcaba
January 4, 2024 – Celia Cruz & Ray Barretto, Johnny Pacheco
December 28, 2023 – Bebo Valdes, John Radanovich Interview
December 21, 2023 – Willie Torres, Joe Cuba, Alegre All Stars
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