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Fania All-Stars

Fania All-Stars
Formed: 1967 in New York, NY
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Genre: World, Jazz
Group Members: Ray Barretto, Willie Colón, Larry Harlow, Johnny Pacheco, Bobby Valentín, Yomo Toro, Cheo Feliciano, Celia Cruz, Ismael Miranda, Héctor ...See All
Biography: The flagship act for Fania Records, the Fania All-Stars popularized New York salsa during the 1970s by organizing concerts at larger and larger venues (from the Red Garter in Greenwich Village all the way to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx) that spotlighted not only the label's but the salsa world's biggest ...Read full biography
Live at Yankee Stadium, Vol. 1
Released: 1975
Label: Fania
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In the '70s, Fania Records was often called "the Motown of salsa," and in fact, Fania was every bit as important to salsa as Motown was to soul. Fania's '70s roster boasted some of the decade's biggest ...Read full review
Live at Yankee Stadium, Vol. 2
Released: 1976
Label: Fania
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More Fania All-Stars albums: Main Albums (31), Compilations (46), DVD/Video (11)