Various artists 

Sensacional Soul Vol. 3

Vampisoul is a terrific Spanish reissue label, started a decade ago and specializing in American soul, R&B, boogaloo and any other genre where the word "greasy" is complimentary. Several years back, it began a series of Franco-era Spanish R&B compilations, "Sensacional Soul." Volume 3 is just out and, if nothing else, it contains the greatest garage rock song you've probably never heard. With its insistent beat, gloriously sloppy drums and near-nonsense lyrics, the juicy "Wello Wello Wap," by Nico, a Spanish band, is right up there with the Human Beinz's "Nobody But Me" and Mohammed Rafi's "Jaan Pehechaan Ho." But there's more. "What Can I Do" by Los Canarios sounds like prime Question Mark & The Mysterians with horns. "No Hay Amor Para Mí" by Los Arlequines starts with the groove from "I Can't Turn You Loose" and turns into something even more urgent, with lyrics sung in incomprehensible English, not unlike Jim Morrison's. There are a lot of gems on these 28 cuts, plus a lesson about the global impact and undying glory of '60s American music.

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