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The salsa scene of the 1970s was diverse and full of bands struggling to gain recognition. Some of the biggest names, such as Fruko and Machito, emerged from this 'Golden Era', but The Rough Guide To Salsa Gold is also about digging deeper, about discovering buried treasure. It's about giving little known groups like Orquesta Dee Jay a chance to shine again, or uncovering that obscure track by a well-known artist. It truly is salsa gold.