This day (September 10, 1945), in Lares, Puerto Rico, is born Jose Feliciano, a Puerto Rican singer and guitarist .
Wikipedia : This day (September 10, 1945), in Lares, Puerto Rico, is born Jose Feliciano, a Puerto Rican singer and guitarist .
Jose Feliciano : As importantly, Feliciano has been acclaimed by critics throughout the world as The greatest living guitarist. Referred to as The Picasso of his Realm, Jose Feliciano‘s accolades are repeatedly celebrated. Guitar Player Magazine awarded him Best Pop Guitarist, placing him in their Gallery of the Greats,.
@ allmusic : In 1969 Feliciano recorded three LPs — Souled, Alive Alive-O, and Feliciano 10 to 23 — and won a Grammy for Best New Artist; however, he never again equalled the success of Light My Fire, and only the theme song to the sitcom Chico and the Man subsequently achieved hit status, edging into the Top 100 singles chart in 1974.
@ last.fm : He is a singer and guitarist, who has been successful in both Spanish and English music. A victim of congenital glaucoma, he was left permanently blind at birth. His latest album is Six String Lady, which is instrumental, and is available from his personal website.
@ Discogs :
Audio : Light My Fire . California Dreamin’ . El Tango De Roxanne . Rain . California Dreaming . Sunny . In My Life . La Bamba . Golden Lady . Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Crying .
Video : Jose Feliciano – California Dreamin’ . w/ Ricky Martin, Carlos Santana – Light My Fire . w/ Gloria Estefan – Tengo Que Decirte Algo . Billie Jean . The Thrill Is Gone (1999) . w/ Johnny Cash – I Guess Things Happen That Way / Earl’S Breakdown / The Windmills Of Your Mind (1970) . Que Sera . Flight Of The Bumble Bee (1965) . Zorba The Greek .