Jonathan, Te Vas a Emocionar!

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All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
Although Richman's vocals have intermittently slipped into foreign tongues for years, Jonathan, Te Vas a Emocionar! is still a surprise: entirely sung in Spanish, the record is a charmer, transcending the language barrier with ease. Along with a few new originals and a handful of traditional Mexican tunes, the album primarily consists of loose Spanish reworkings of Richman favorites -- I, Jonathan's "You Can't Talk to the Dude" becomes "No Te Oye," for example, while Having a Party's "Just for Fun" becomes "No Mas por Fun" and Jonathan Goes Country's "Reno" becomes, well, "Reno"; whatever the language, however, Richman remains his earnest, wistful self -- none of his ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
Although Richman's vocals have intermittently slipped into foreign tongues for years, Jonathan, Te Vas a Emocionar! is still a surprise: entirely sung in Spanish, the record is a charmer, transcending the language barrier with ease. Along with a few new originals and a handful of traditional Mexican tunes, the album primarily consists of loose Spanish reworkings of Richman favorites -- I, Jonathan's "You Can't Talk to the Dude" becomes "No Te Oye," for example, while Having a Party's "Just for Fun" becomes "No Mas por Fun" and Jonathan Goes Country's "Reno" becomes, well, "Reno"; whatever the language, however, Richman remains his earnest, wistful self -- none of his personality gets lost in the translation.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/28/1994
  • Label: Rounder / Umgd
  • UPC: 011661904026
  • Catalog Number: 619040
  • Sales rank: 176,288

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Pantomima de "El Amor Brujo" (3:06)
  2. 2 Harpo en Su Harpa (2:47)
  3. 3 No Te Oye (2:53)
  4. 4 No Más Por Fun (1:48)
  5. 5 Papel de Chicle (2:28)
  6. 6 Los Vecinos (2:38)
  7. 7 Compadrito Corazón (1:55)
  8. 8 Melodía Tradicional Ecuadoriana (2:15)
  9. 9 Shirin Y Farad (4:23)
  10. 10 Reno (3:18)
  11. 11 Cerca (3:59)
  12. 12 El U.F.O. Man (3:59)
  13. 13 Ahora Es Mejor (2:03)
  14. 14 Sabor a Mi (1:36)
  15. 15 Una Fuerza Allá (3:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jonathan Richman Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Baltimores Vocals, Group
Ned Claflin Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Background Vocals
John Girton Bass, Guitar
Evy Ledesma Vocals
Tom Nelson Bongos, Vocals
Dave Terry Vocals
Brennan Totten Bass, Guitar, Bongos, Conga
Jim Washburn Bass
Scot Woodland Conga
Technical Credits
John Girton Engineer
Brennan Totten Producer, Audio Production
Scot Woodland Contributor
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