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Great Tango Albums for Newbies

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From Buenos Aires to the world, tango music continues to captivate and even evolve. Here are some essential recordings.

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The Best of Carlos Gardel Report Abuse
The songbird of Argentina, Gardel was the tango's greatest vocalist. This collection demonstrates how his honest, plaintive singing made him into a treasured icon.
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Tango: Zero Hour by Astor Piazzolla Report Abuse
The greatest tango composer of the 20th Century, Piazzolla arrived at this recording late in his career and squeezed out a lifetime of playing the bandoneon to create this challenging, intricate album. The unmistakable sounds of Buenos Aires brought to a world stage.
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Coleccion by Osvaldo Pugliese Report Abuse
Pugliese made the tango into an earthy and sensual genre through his captivating musical arrangements.
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Bajofondo Tango Club by Bajofondo Tango Club Report Abuse
This is another recent project that craftily fuses the tango with modern dance beats. A bit less experimental than Gotan project, impossible to resist.
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Nuestros 30 Mejores Tangos by Quinteto Real Report Abuse
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La Revancha del Tango by Gotan Project Report Abuse
This album overturned all expectations about what tango can and can't be. It's infused with modern techno beats and world influences--grating to tango purists, but accessible to new generations.
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The Vienna Concert by Astor Piazzolla Report Abuse
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12 Tangos: Adios Buenos Aires by Luis Borda Report Abuse
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From Argentina to the World: Anibal Troilo by Anibal Troilo Report Abuse
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Hybrid Tango by Tanghetto Report Abuse
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Clasicos by El Aranque Report Abuse
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Homenaje de los Poetas del Tango by Homero Manzi Report Abuse
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Otros Aires by Otros Aires Report Abuse
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Rios by Dino Saluzzi & David Friedman Report Abuse
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Eternal Tango by Hector del Curto Report Abuse
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Putumayo Presents: Tango Around the World Report Abuse
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Tango Anthology by Juan D'Arienzo Report Abuse
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Tangos by Hugo Diaz Report Abuse
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