- Performer:El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico
- Date of release:1980
- Recording location:Latin Sounds Recording Studios, NY, NY
- Size FLAC version1466 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1228 megabytes
- Size WMA version1965 megabytes
- Formats:ADX DTS AHX MP1 WMA TTA
El Gran Combo entered the 1980s on a high note with Unity, one of the many five-star albums the Puerto Rican outfit has recorded over the years. By 1980, El Gran Combo had long since earned a reputation for being one of Puerto Rico's most dependable, hard swinging salsa units - and the band lives up to its fine reputation on such exuberant, infectious cuts as "Panquelero," "El Licor de Tu Boquita," "De Todo Un Poco," and "Pico Pico.
This album has an average beat per minute of 97 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 85/144 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. 1. Compañera mía. 4'27. Album starts at 89BPM, ends at 98BPM (+9), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico. Sin salsa no hay paraíso. Arroz Con Habichuela.
El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico. Unity (Remastered), 1980. El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico. Compañera Mia, 04:25. De Todo un Poco, 03:38. Yo No la Toco, 04:58. Te Regalo el Corazón, 04:07.
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On May 21, 1962, El Gran Combo was heard for the first time on Puerto Rican radio. Later on, they became the in-studio musicians of the live television show, "La Taberna India", sponsored by India Beer. After their live debut at Hotel La Concha in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Chiquitín García left the orchestra. Vocalist Sammy Ayala, who had also played with Ithier in the Cortijo orchestra, recommended the hiring of Andy Montañez. Andy Montnez was singer for a TRIO IN Puerto Rico and had never sung salsa. On November 20, 1963, El Gran Combo released their first group album, Menéame los mangos, with Joseito Mateo as lead singer. Later came Acángana This album became a number-one hit in New York City, Panama and Puerto Rico. Their success opened doors for them in many Latin American markets and they gained an exclusivity spot on the Puerto Rican television show El Show de las 12.
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2010) is the 63rd album by El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico. The album, on Sony Discos Norte, was shortlisted for Premio Lo Nuestro 2011, 2011 Latin Billboard Music Awards, Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album but in each case lost out to other artists. The title single "¡Sin Salsa No Hay Paraíso!" opened at N. on the Tropical Airplay chart.
From San Juan, Puerto Rico, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico are the most successful Salsa group of all time. Since forming in 1962, the band have released over 60 studio albums and earned the honorary title of La Universidad de la Salsa (The University of Salsa). To the average music fan it can be slightly surreal to learn about bands like El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico . This was done while releasing hit album after hit album and since then, their career hasn’t had any real trouble since those days in the late 60s. Even in 2006, when Ithiel retired from piano playing due to illness, he found it in himself to stay on as the bands conductor.
Listen to music from El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico like Un verano en Nueva York, Brujeria & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico. The legendary Puerto Rican band popularly known as El Gran Combo played their first gig in San Juan in 1962 and soon became the island's most popular salsa group. Salsa orchestra from Puerto Rico. While many bands formed and dissolved during the 1960s and 1970s, El Gran Combo had unusual staying power.
CreditsPlácido Acevedo - Composer
Roberto Angleró - Composer
Charlie Aponte - Vocals, Vocals (Background)
Ralph Cartagena - Producer
Fanny Ceballos - Trombone
D.R. - Composer
Jon Fausty - Engineer
Nelson Feliciano - Trumpet
Claudio Ferrer - Composer
El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico - Primary Artist
Rafael Ithier - Piano
Taty Maldonado - Trumpet
Edgardo Morales - Drums
Eddie Perez - Saxophone
Fernando Pérez - Bass
Jerry Rivas - Vocals (Background)
Papo Rosario - Vocals (Background)
Baby Serrano - Bongos
Miguel Torres - Congas
Perin Vazquez - Composer
|1||Compañera Mia||El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico||4:22|
|2||La Cicatriz Roberto Angleró||El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico||4:04|
|3||De Todo un Poco Claudio Ferrer||El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico||3:36|
|4||Yo No la Toco Perin Vazquez||El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico||4:55|
|5||Te Regalo el Corazon||El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico||4:05|
|6||El Licor de Tu Boquita Plácido Acevedo||El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico||4:00|
|7||Panquelero D.R.||El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico||4:06|
|8||Pico Pico Perin Vazquez||El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico||4:10|