Album Cover Art Wednesday: Bread, Love and Cha Cha Cha

I used to have vivid, deeply weird dreams. I rarely have them any more but I had one the other night. It was neither a sweet dream nor a nightmare. All I can recall is a voice saying the name Xavier Cugat over and over again. Hence this week’s post.

Xavier Cugat was a Cuban bandleader and exponent of the rhumba and the cha cha cha. Apparently, he was also a bread hugger.

Below is a CD reissue cover without Cugat hugging a loaf of bread. They seem to have misplaced a cha as well.

Here’s the whole damn album. It makes me wanna hug a baguette with a beret:

3 thoughts on “Album Cover Art Wednesday: Bread, Love and Cha Cha Cha

  1. M. Bouffant says:

    No mention that Cugie was “Mr. Charo” from ’66 ’til ’78?

    Quite a dream, too.

  2. Ed L. says:

    https://youtu.be/D9VBSs5ZYCo?t=1639

    One of the best that ever was

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