On this week’s episode it’s all about FANIA! We’re taking a deep dive into the history of salsa by exploring some of the incredible folks who were involved in FANIA and FANIA All Stars. Latinx music today would not be the same without the innovation and expertise of these incredible musicians. Listen in to learn more about how New York City made this collaboration possible and to enjoy some amazing salsa classics from the 70s and 80s.
Featuring music by Willie Colon, Celia Cruz, Johnny Pacheco, Rubén Blades, Hector Lavoe, Cheo Feliciano and Pete “El Conde” Rodriguez.
Things we mentioned on the episode:
- Join our email newsletter to learn about our merch store launch first, and get a subscribers only discount code
- PBS special: Latin Music USA
- This Movie Changed Me podcast episode with Rubén Blades
- La Hora Faniática podcast
Quítate Tú – FANIA ALL STARS
Pedro Navaja – Rubén Blades
Che Che Cole – Hector Lavoe y Willie Colon
Apaga La Lu – Celia Cruz y Willie Colon
El Raton – Cheo Feliciano
Sonero – Johnny Pacheco y Pete “El Conde” Rodriguez