1970 Candido – Thousand Finger Man

Thousand Finger Man (1970, United Artists) is an album from Cuban percussionist Candido.

Cándido Camero Guerra (22 April 1921 – 7 November 2020), known simply as Cándido, was a Cuban conga and bongo player. He is considered a pioneer of Afro-Cuban jazz and an innovator in conga drumming. He was responsible for the development of tuneable conga sets, as well as the combination of congas and bongos, and other instruments such as the foot-operated cowbell.


1  Jump Back (Rufus Thomas) 08:05
2  Come On Choo-Choo Train (Kelly Montgomery) 05:10
3  Soul Limbo (Al Jackson Jr; Booker T Jones; Donald Dunn; Steve Cropper) 05:49
4  Tony’s Theme (Hugo Montenegro) 05:59
5  Hallelujah! I’m Comin’ Home (Kelly Montgomery) 05:57
6  Thousand Finger Man (Candido; Joe Cain) 06:53


BassJerry Jemmott
DrumsHerbie Lovelle
GuitarDavid Spinozza
OrganFrank Anderson
PianoFrank Anderson
FluteJoe Grimm
PiccoloJoe Grimm
SaxJoe Grimm
TromboneAlan Raph
TrumpetJames Sedlar
TrumpetPat Russo

Other Musicians

4 Tony’s Theme

BassChuck Rainey

5 Hallelujah! I’m Comin’ Home

BassChuck Rainey

Liner Notes

Producer – Duke Pearson
Arranged By – Joe Cain
Recorded By – Dave Sanders

Art Direction – Frank Gauna
Cover, Photography – Chuck Stewart

Recorded At A&R Studios
Copyright United Artists Records Inc