CD Greatest Hits [Digipak] [Celia Cruz] [CD] [1 disc] (CD 6315238),
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Greatest Hits [Digipak] [Celia Cruz] [CD] [1 disc]


  • 1. Quimbara
    2. Usted Abuso
    3. Cucala
    4. Toro Mata
    5. Bamboleo
    6. Papa, A
    7. Tuyo Es Mental, Lo
    8. Sopa En Botella, La
    9. Nadie Se Salva De La Rumba
    10. Guaba, El
    11. Latinos En Estados Unidos
    12. Oriza Eh
    13. Besito De Coco
    14. Yerbero Moderno
    15. Cao Cao Mani Picao
    16. Bemba Colora
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 7062

  • Credits
    Producer
    Engineer

    Liner Note Author: Ernesto Lechner.
    Cuban/American salsa superstar Celia Cruz contributed many classic songs to the Latin music canon during her tenure, 16 of which are included on her Fania-compiled Greatest Hits. Both bigger and lesser hits are found here, from "Quimbara" to "Besito de Coco," from "Yerbero Moderno" to "Lo Tuyo Es Mental." All of the tracks have contributions from some of Cruz's favorite collaborators (Willie Coln, Papo Lucca, and of course Johnny Pacheco), although Greatest Hits ends on the solo piece with which the singer closed most of her live shows, "Bemba Colora," which marked her recording debut back in Cuba in 1951 with the group Sonora Matancera, but was reworked for her 1975 Fania All-Stars performance (found on the 1976 album Live at Yankee Stadium, Vol. 2). It's a perfect way to close an already strong set, the way Cruz herself would have decided, and makes Greatest Hits a very nice, representative collection. ~ Marisa Brown

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