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Celia Cruz

Ismael Rivera Was a Master of the Clave

October 5th is the birthday of Latin music legend Ismael Rivera "El Sonero Mayor", just a couple of days after the passing anniversary of his legendary partner, Rafael Cortijo. In my opinion, he became such an influential singer in Latin…

Why Celia Cruz was Salsa Music Queen

Most Salsa music fans would agree that Celia Cruz honored the nickname "Salsa Music Queen". Celia established such a high standard that no one else been able to occupy the vacated thrown since her departure! I had to write about Celia…

My Favorite Celia Cruz Recordings

Selecting a favorite Celia Cruz recording is like picking the most beautiful star in the sky....there are so many and they are all so pretty. But if I had to pick just one of Celia's Salsa albums, I would go with "Celia & Johnny".…