“Bolerinas” & Boleros

Featuring Hermanas Marti . Mares Y Arenas . Libertad Lamarque . Volver . Chavela Vargas . Luz De Luna . María Rivas . Trinidad De Boleros . Eugenia León . Noche De Ronda . Linda Ronstadt . Frenesi . Celia Cruz . Tu Voz . Montserrat . Boleros Con Bossa . Olga Guillot . Miénteme . Tania Libertad . Cucurrucucú Paloma

PBS : La Lupe ‘s older sister Norma Yoli describes her as “just another black girl from Santiago,” one who loved to imitate the singers she heard on the radio. One of these was Olga Guillot, who at the time was Cuba’s reigning bolero singer.

Last Call : Soledad Bravo is the only Latin singer able to go from one style to another, epitomizing the fusion of beatiful poetry and unique singing in an extraordinarily varied programme of canciones latino-americana (from argentinian tango to mexican bolero, from ranchera to guaguanco, son, golpe, guajira, milonga or afro-jazz…)

Cubamusic.com : Due to her warm, deep and evenly colored voice, her technical skill, her peculiar expression, the wide range of her voice timbre capable of reaching low and high tones and her professional and impeccable bolero performance in the already first-rate feeling genre scope of the Cuban song, Elena Burke will be always called “Madame Feeling” in Cuba .

Pasión Vega on Amazon : Ana Maria Alias Vega, commonly known by her artistic name, Pasión Vega, was born in Madrid on April 23, 1976. She grew up in Malaga, first performing publicly in church choirs and small Christian groups. Her first recordings were with a Christian group called Los Misioneros de la Esperanza (MIES) while she was still in her teens.

Lola Beltran on allmovie : As an actress Beltran appeared in about 50 films opposite some of the Spanish-speaking world’s most popular male stars. Many of those films, she co-produced with Julio Aldam through their production company Conacine.

Lupita D’Alessio on Wikipedia : In 1986, Lupita starred in the successful classic movie Mentiras alongside Juan Ferrara, where she played Lupita Montero, an aspiring singer, who found love and success at the same time. The soundtrack of the movie was filled with classics or soon to be classics, such as the title track “Mentiras”, “Acariciame”, “Que Ganas de no verte nunca mas”, “Te estas Pasando”, and her most famous tune: “Mudanzas”.

LastVid : Maria Teresa Vera’s friend, the trovador Manuel Corona used to give some advice to her and taught her to play guitar. She sang in the band Grupo Típico with Carlos Godinez. She met Ignacio Piñeiro, who taught her to play double bass. Follower of Afro-Cuban Santería, she later left music to become a Santa.

Typically Spanish : With 25 records to her name, Mari Trini reached the height of her popularity in the 70s and 80s. One of her most successful albums was ‘Escúchame’, which included the hit single ‘Yo no soy esa’.Read more: http://www.typicallyspanish.com/news/publish/article_20816.shtml#ixzz0jdEGC0NY

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