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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Like most of the other 18 Fania All-Stars compilations none of which have more than four or five tracks in common, this one is a decent but not definitive collection. For that you need Ponte Duro: The Fania All Stars Story four-disc box set. This is a decently remastered collection of live and studio tracks from the heyday of the FAS' career. There are fine performances by vocalists such as Celia Cruz, Héctor Lavoe, Ismael Miranda, Rubén Blades, and Cheo Feliciano. Highlights include the live version of "Mi Gente," the longer studio reading of "Juan Pachanga," the original studio take on "Bamboleo," the long jam that is "Bembe Colora," and the live "Azuquita Mami." Given the...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Like most of the other 18 Fania All-Stars compilations none of which have more than four or five tracks in common, this one is a decent but not definitive collection. For that you need Ponte Duro: The Fania All Stars Story four-disc box set. This is a decently remastered collection of live and studio tracks from the heyday of the FAS' career. There are fine performances by vocalists such as Celia Cruz, Héctor Lavoe, Ismael Miranda, Rubén Blades, and Cheo Feliciano. Highlights include the live version of "Mi Gente," the longer studio reading of "Juan Pachanga," the original studio take on "Bamboleo," the long jam that is "Bembe Colora," and the live "Azuquita Mami." Given the price tag and the remastered sound, this is a great place to start with the Fania All-Stars; for seasoned veterans who no doubt possess all of this material elsewhere, it's superfluous. If, on the other hand, you're looking for a decent mix CD, this will do nicely.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/5/2012
  • Label: Fania
  • UPC: 846395071399
  • Catalog Number: 71392
  • Sales rank: 5,552

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Anacaona (7:15)
  2. 2 Mi Gente (6:26)
  3. 3 Bembe Colora (11:52)
  4. 4 Juan Pachanga (6:13)
  5. 5 El Rey De La Puntualidad (6:45)
  6. 6 Bamboleo (5:27)
  7. 7 Bilongo (5:46)
  8. 8 Isla Del Encanto (4:26)
  9. 9 Azuquita Mami (6:47)
  10. 10 Quitate Tu (5:31)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Fania All-Stars Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Rubén Blades Composer
Johnny Pacheco Composer
Bobby Valentín Composer
Jahloul "Chico" Bouchikhi Composer
Louie Ramirez Composer
Nicolás Reyes Composer
Izzy Sanabria Cover Photo
Alex Abrash Remastering
C. Alonso Curet Composer
Tonino Baliardo Composer
Simon Díaz Composer
Guillermo Rodriguez Fiffe Composer
Jose Coaro Fumero Composer
Ernesto Lechner Liner Notes
M. Alvarez Composer
F. Hernandez Composer
Edwin Hernández Jr. Composer
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