Greatest Hits CD (2012)

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Product Overview

Specifications

Label FANIA RECORDS/RED
SKU 230947173
UPC 846395071399
UPC 14 00846395071399
Format CD
Release Date 6/5/2012
Links
Author Fania All Stars
Compilation Appearance Salsa:musical History
Compilation Appearance El Barrio
Associated Artist/Work Original Soundtrack
Technical Info
CatalogID 507139
Lable Name Fania
Released 06/05/2012
Original Release 2012
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 66m : 28s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
UPC 00846395071399
Album Notes and Credits
Audio Remasterer: Alex Abrash.
Liner Note Author: Ernesto Lechner.
Like most of the other 18 Fania All-Stars compilations (none of which have more than four or five tracks in common), this one is a decent but not definitive collection. For that you need Ponte Duro: The Fania All Stars Story four-disc box set. This is a decently remastered collection of live and studio tracks from the heyday of the FAS' career. There are fine performances by vocalists such as Celia Cruz, H?ctor Lavoe, Ismael Miranda, Rub?n Blades, and Cheo Feliciano. Highlights include the live version of "Mi Gente," the longer studio reading of "Juan Pachanga," the original studio take on "Bamboleo," the long jam that is "Bembe Colora," and the live "Azuquita Mami." Given the price tag and the remastered sound, this is a great place to start with the Fania All-Stars; for seasoned veterans who no doubt possess all of this material elsewhere, it's superfluous. If, on the other hand, you're looking for a decent mix CD, this will do nicely. ~ Thom Jurek
Disc 1
1 Anacaona
2 Mi Gente
3 Bembe Colora
4 Juan Pachanga
5 Rey de la Puntualidad, El
6 Bamboleo
7 Bilongo
8 Isla del Encanto
9 Azuquita Mami
10 Quitate Tu
Product Attributes
Artist Fania All Stars
Music Format Compact Disc
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