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Although sung in his native tongue, his return to exuberant, dance-oriented salsa breaks through all language barriers.

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Awesome Album one of Ruben best on going solo without Willie!


Song Patria makes me cry every time. If you're missing your homeland, you will cry too.


Born: July 16, 1948 in Panama City, Panama

Genre: Música tropical

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Rubén Blades is one of the most successful vocalists in the history of Panamanian music. A former member of bands led by Ray Barretto and Willie Colón, Blades has continued to influence salsa music with his highly literate, politically tinged lyrics and his modern-minded arrangements, which substitute the usual horn and Latin percussion sections with synthesizers and drum sets. Often referred to as "the Latin Bruce Springsteen," Blades provided a musical voice for the middle class of Central America....
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Antecedente, Rubén Blades
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  • $8.91
  • Genres: Música tropical, Music, Latino
  • Released: Sep 06, 1988

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