Brazilia 70 and the Chico Lopez All-Stars — “Trouble Spot”: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — March 26, 2022

395) Brazilia 70 and the Chico Lopez All-Stars — “Trouble Spot”

This instrumental is “[e]xtremely funky fuzzed-out UK rocky jazz with a Mexican twist that works on the dancefloor!” ( Abaraphobia calls the song a “wonderful electric guitar freakout”. (

As to the label, Discogs informs us that:

Deacon was a short lived British budget label based in London in the early 1970’s. . . . By the end of 1971 Deacon expired and was replaced by the successor label Windmill. . . . Remarkable are the many cover version releases that lacked any artist or mention an otherwise unknown band.

An otherwise unknown band, yes, I think we have that here. I have been unable to find any information on Brazilia 70 or on the Chico Lopez All-Stars. If anyone know anything, please let me know!

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