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Rubén Blades

Rubén Blades
Born: Jul 16, 1948 in Panama City, Panama
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Genre: Jazz, World, R&B
Biography: 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 ...Read full biography
Ruben Blades Y Son Del Solar...Live!
Released: 1990
Label: Elektra Records
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All Rubén Blades fans know his wizardry in the studio to be beyond comparison in the salsa world. Though some artists have difficulty making the transition from studio to stage, Blades takes on the challenge ...Read full review
Released: 1978
Label: Código Music
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The high point of Willie Colón's ongoing collaboration with Rubén Blades (and close to a career peak for both artists), Siembra exploded on the salsa scene in 1978 and has never been forgotten by fans. ...Read full review