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|name = Radio Espantoso
 
|name = Radio Espantoso
 
|image = Esperanto.png
 
|image = Esperanto.png
|location = [[Vice City]]
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|location = [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]]
|genre = Latin Jazz
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|genre = Latin Jazz, Salsa, Cha-cha-cha, Mambo.
 
|games = [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]
 
|games = [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]
|host = [[Hector Hernandez]] <small>(1984)</small> [[Pepe]] <small>(1986)</small>}}'''Radio Espantoso''', not to be confused with ''Radio Esperanto'', which is in Esperanto (and not Spanish), is a radio station that appears in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]. This station basically plays Afro-Latin American tropical music, ranging from Latin Jazz to Mambo, Son, Salsa and Latin Funk/Disco among other genres. The DJ of the station in [[1984]] is [[Hector Hernandez]]. In [[1986]], [[Pepe (DJ)|Pepe]] replaces Hector, and Pepe is of Cuban descent. Radio Espantoso is also the preferred radio stations of the [[Cubans|Cubans/Los Cabrones]]. The word "Espantoso" directly translates to as 'Horrible' or 'Awful' in Spanish. The station haves the peculiarity of playing some songs from well into the '50s.
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|host = [[Hector Hernandez]] <small>(1984)</small> [[Pepe]] <small>(1986)</small>}}'''Radio Espantoso '''is a radio station that appears in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]. This station basically plays Afro-Latin American tropical music, ranging from Latin Jazz to Mambo, Son, Salsa and Latin Funk/Disco among other genres. The DJ of the station in [[1984]] is [[Hector Hernandez]]. In [[1986]], [[Pepe (DJ)|Pepe]] replaces Hector, and Pepe is of Cuban descent. Radio Espantoso is also the preferred radio stations of the [[Cubans|Cubans/Los Cabrones]]. The word "Espantoso" directly translates to as 'Horrible' or 'Awful' in Spanish. The station haves the peculiarity of playing some songs from well into the '50s.
   
 
==GTA Vice City Tracks==
 
==GTA Vice City Tracks==
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* Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez – "I Like It (I Like It Like That)"
 
* Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez – "I Like It (I Like It Like That)"
 
* Tito Puente – "Oye Como Va"
 
* Tito Puente – "Oye Como Va"
* Bobby Valentin "Mi Ritmo Es Bueno"
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* Bobby Valentin & Frankie Hernandez– "Mi Ritmo Es Bueno"
* Celia Cruz and Johnny Pacheco – "Quimbara"
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* Celia Cruz & Johnny Pacheco – "Quimbara"
* Hector Lavoe – "Mi Gente"
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* Héctor Lavoe – "Mi Gente"
* Eddie Palmieri – "Revolt / La Libertad Logico"
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* Eddie Palmieri & Ismael Quintana – "Revolt / La Libertad Logico"
* Willie Colon – "El Malo"
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* Willie Colón & Héctor Lavoe – "El Malo"
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
   
*The station is referred to as simply '''Espantoso''' in GTA Vice City Stories.
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*The station is referred to as simply '''Espantoso''' in GTA Vice City.
 
*The song "A Gozar Con Mi Combo" by Cachao (1994, from the album "Master Sessions Vol. 1") is the only one which is anachronistic in the playlist.
 
*The song "A Gozar Con Mi Combo" by Cachao (1994, from the album "Master Sessions Vol. 1") is the only one which is anachronistic in the playlist.
*After playing "Jamay" from Xavier Cugat and his Orchestra in Vice City, Pepe says ''"ha hecho el otro día un come mierda italiano grasoso me trató de robar el carro cuando estaba manejando, ¿qué es eso, gente...?, seguro que ese tipo no sabía con quién él estaba jugando, ¿ah?, here we go more music!"'' which means ''"in fact the other day a shit eating, greasy Italian man tried to steal my car when I was driving, what's that, people...?, sure that guy didn't know with whom he was playing, eh?, here we go more music!"'' which implies that it was [[Tommy Vercetti]] that tried to carjack him.
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*After playing "Jamay" from Xavier Cugat and his Orchestra in Vice City, Pepe says ''"ha hecho el otro día un come mierda italiano grasoso me trató de robar el carro cuando estaba manejando, ¿qué es eso, gente...?, seguro que ese tipo no sabía con quién él estaba jugando, ¿ah?, here we go more music!"'' which means ''"in fact the other day a shit eating, greasy Italian man tried to steal my car when I was driving, what's that, people...?, sure that guy didn't know with whom he was playing, eh?, here we go more music!"'' which implies that it was [[Tommy Vercetti]] that tried to carjack him, it would also mean that Pepe is one of the pedestrians around the city.
 
*Despite the name of the station meaning "awful" or "horrible", this station is very loved by the Latin American and Spanish fandom of GTA, having achieved cult status there, with "La Vida Es Una Lenteja" ''("Life Is A Lentil") ''being the [http://es.gta.wikia.com/wiki/Unaesta most recognized] song.
 
*Despite the name of the station meaning "awful" or "horrible", this station is very loved by the Latin American and Spanish fandom of GTA, having achieved cult status there, with "La Vida Es Una Lenteja" ''("Life Is A Lentil") ''being the [http://es.gta.wikia.com/wiki/Unaesta most recognized] song.
   

Latest revision as of 15:47, June 27, 2014

RADIO STATION
Radio Espantoso
Esperanto
Location: Vice City
Genre: Latin Jazz, Salsa, Cha-cha-cha, Mambo.
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories
Host: Hector Hernandez (1984) Pepe (1986)
Radio Espantoso is a radio station that appears in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories. This station basically plays Afro-Latin American tropical music, ranging from Latin Jazz to Mambo, Son, Salsa and Latin Funk/Disco among other genres. The DJ of the station in 1984 is Hector Hernandez. In 1986, Pepe replaces Hector, and Pepe is of Cuban descent. Radio Espantoso is also the preferred radio stations of the Cubans/Los Cabrones. The word "Espantoso" directly translates to as 'Horrible' or 'Awful' in Spanish. The station haves the peculiarity of playing some songs from well into the '50s.

GTA Vice City TracksEdit

  • Cachao - "A Gozar Con Mi Combo" ("Let's Rejoice With My Combo") (1994)
    Scary

    The logo, circa 1984.

  • Alpha Banditos - "The Bull is Wrong" (Unknown. 2002 in real world)
  • Tres Apenas Como Eso - "Yo Te Miré" ("I Saw You") (Unknown. 2002 in real world)
  • Deodato - "Latin Flute" (1973)
  • Mongo Santamaría - "Mama Papa Tu" ("Mom, Dad, You") (1969)
  • Mongo Santamaría - "Me and You Baby (Picao y Tostao)" ("Chopped and Toasted") (1969)
  • Machito and his Afro-Cuban Orchestra - "Mambo Mucho Mambo" ("Mambo Much Mambo") (1952)
  • Unaesta - "La Vida Es Una Lenteja" ("Life Is A Lentil") (Unknown. 2002 in real world)
  • Lonnie Liston Smith - "Expansions" (1974)
  • Irakere - "Anunga Nunga" (1980) (Incorrectly credited as "Aguanile")
  • Deodato - "Super Strut" (1973)
  • Xavier Cugat and his Orchestra - "Jamay" (Nahuatl word, means "adobe crafting place") (1955)
  • Benny Moré - "Maracaibo Oriental" ("Eastern Maracaibo") (1957)
  • Tito Puente - "Mambo Gozón" ("Enjoyable Mambo") (1958)

GTA Vice City Stories TracksEdit

  • Ray Barretto – "Acid"
  • Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez – "I Like It (I Like It Like That)"
  • Tito Puente – "Oye Como Va"
  • Bobby Valentin & Frankie Hernandez– "Mi Ritmo Es Bueno"
  • Celia Cruz & Johnny Pacheco – "Quimbara"
  • Héctor Lavoe – "Mi Gente"
  • Eddie Palmieri & Ismael Quintana – "Revolt / La Libertad Logico"
  • Willie Colón & Héctor Lavoe – "El Malo"

TriviaEdit

  • The station is referred to as simply Espantoso in GTA Vice City.
  • The song "A Gozar Con Mi Combo" by Cachao (1994, from the album "Master Sessions Vol. 1") is the only one which is anachronistic in the playlist.
  • After playing "Jamay" from Xavier Cugat and his Orchestra in Vice City, Pepe says "ha hecho el otro día un come mierda italiano grasoso me trató de robar el carro cuando estaba manejando, ¿qué es eso, gente...?, seguro que ese tipo no sabía con quién él estaba jugando, ¿ah?, here we go more music!" which means "in fact the other day a shit eating, greasy Italian man tried to steal my car when I was driving, what's that, people...?, sure that guy didn't know with whom he was playing, eh?, here we go more music!" which implies that it was Tommy Vercetti that tried to carjack him, it would also mean that Pepe is one of the pedestrians around the city.
  • Despite the name of the station meaning "awful" or "horrible", this station is very loved by the Latin American and Spanish fandom of GTA, having achieved cult status there, with "La Vida Es Una Lenteja" ("Life Is A Lentil") being the most recognized song.

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GTA VICE CITY ESPANTOSO FM FULL RADIO STADION

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