Title: Break It All

Artist: Los Shakers

Album: Break It All

Year Released: 1966

What It Is: The Uruguayan Fab Four! Or, “Los Quatro Fabuloso Uruguayos”, or something like that. Yes, direct from Montevideo comes Los Shakers. The Fattoruso brothers and friends emulated the Beatles pretty darn convincingly. They concentrated mostly in South America, but someone in New York convinced them to record some of their songs in English, and here’s one of the results!

Riffage / Hookage: There’s enough hooks in this song for 20 regular pop songs!

Cowbell?: Nah!

Words Of Wisdom: “We want you to come
We want you to hear
We want you to dance
Dance all night long
But when the music starts
Don’t stay there like a fool
And break it all
You listen me break it all”

I couldn’t have put it better myself!

Mixology Report: You listen me, mix it all!

Top Five Genius Results: Bad Little Woman – The Wheels
But You’ll Never Do It Babe – The Boots
Changing The Colors Of Life – Los Chijuas
My Life – Thor’s Hammer (not a metal band, a 60’s Scandinavian pop group)
You Can Be My Baby – The Red Squares

For The Good Of The Order: Los Shakers lasted just a few years, but they did emulate the Beatles each year, moving toward psychedelia and releasing an album in 1968 entitled “La Conferencia Secreta del Toto’s Bar”. They’ve gone back and had some fun and still work today!

And speaking of fun: