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Fania All-Stars

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Fania All-Stars was a salsa group established in 1968 by Johnny Pacheco as a showcase for the leading musicians and singers of the record label Fania Records, the leading salsa record company of the time.

1971’s Fania All Stars Live At The Cheetah volumes one and two became the biggest selling Latin albums ever produced by one group from one concert, Produced by Larry Harlow.

Among the many salsa musicians that performed with the group were Conga players, Mongo Santamaria and Ray Barretto and presently Mr Marcha, Eddie Montalvo, Singers Ruben Blades, Cheo Feliciano, Hector Lavoe, Celia Cruz, Pete “El Conde” Rodriguez, Trombonist Willie Colon, Pianists Larry Harlow, Papo Lucca, Eddie Palmieri, The Timbale King Tito Puente, Timbalero Nicky Marrero and bassist Bobby Valentin among others.

As a group, Fania All-Stars outlived Fania Records, which is now owned by EMusic.

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  • danielbonza

    Los más grandes de la salsa brava reunidos. Que sabor!

    27 Dec 2013 Reply
  • doowniwevets

    Please go to Fania All Stars and vote for Fania All-Stars as the correct spelling!

    22 Aug 2013 Reply
  • VerbalImaginary

    Fania ruled the salsa world for sure.

    27 Nov 2011 Reply
  • ALT151258

    THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST DESCARGAS THAT THE FANIA HAS PRODUCED, QUE VIVA LA SALSA. U GO RICANS................................

    17 Nov 2011 Reply
  • ALT151258

    THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST DESCARGAS THAT THE FANIA HAS PRODUCED, QUE VIVA LA SALSA. U GO RICANS................................

    17 Nov 2011 Reply
  • ALT151258

    THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST DESCARGAS THAT THE FANIA HAS PRODUCED, QUE VIVA LA SALSA. U GO RICANS................................

    17 Nov 2011 Reply
  • ALT151258

    THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST DESCARGAS THAT THE FANIA HAS PRODUCED, QUE VIVA LA SALSA. U GO RICANS................................

    17 Nov 2011 Reply
  • ALT151258

    THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST DESCARGAS THAT THE FANIA HAS PRODUCED, QUE VIVA LA SALSA. U GO RICANS................................

    17 Nov 2011 Reply
  • ALT151258

    THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST DESCARGAS THAT THE FANIA HAS PRODUCED, QUE VIVA LA SALSA. U GO RICANS................................

    17 Nov 2011 Reply
  • ALT151258

    THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST DESCARGAS THAT THE FANIA HAS PRODUCED, QUE VIVA LA SALSA. U GO RICANS................................

    17 Nov 2011 Reply
  • javiikiller

    Estrellas de Fania llegaron pa' gozar (8)

    17 Aug 2011 Reply
  • javiikiller

    Me alegra haberme iniciado en la Salsa con la Salsa dura, la clásica de NYC, y no con la nueva Salsa romántica.

    16 Aug 2011 Reply
  • songorocosongo

    los generales de la salsa

    12 Jul 2011 Reply
  • proyeccionTV

    es fania,,,, la maquina industrial de la salsa,,,nunca mas habra un movimiento mas importante que este,,,pasaran muchas lunas,,,quizas esta generacion no lo veran de nuevo

    1 Dec 2009 Reply
  • tinymami

    This is what music is all about !! Many memories of growing up in NYC ...

    20 Nov 2009 Reply
  • musicndrums

    SiK!!!!!!!!!!

    20 Oct 2008 Reply
  • uncle_aubrey

    I love this group :)

    8 Apr 2008 Reply
  • pachanka

    grande fania...

    4 Apr 2008 Reply
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    26 Feb 2008 Reply

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