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Buena Vista Social Club - Buena Vista Social Club At Carnegie Hall

A favourite in the shop, "Buena Vista Social Club At Carnegie Hall" is only the second album ever released by the original Buena Vista Social Club; this extraordinary collection of Cuba's greatest musicians includes Ibrahim Ferrer, Rubén González, Eliades Ochoa, Omara Portuondo, Compay Segundo, Cachaíto López and Guajiro Mirabal. The Carnegie Hall concert was a unique event that can never be repeated. It was the focus of the Wim Wenders award winning film which has helped spread the story of the incredible characters that made up the band. 


Produced by Ry Cooder and the same talented team that produced the original album. The album includes previously unpublished photographs from the concert and a 4,000 word sleeve note by Ry Cooder and the musicians themselves. The performances on the album are absolutely brilliant and capture a collective enthusiasm, warmth, energy and feeling of triumph that was felt together by both audience and band that special night back in 1998. Personnel: Juan de Marcos González - (bandleader, backing vocals, güiro), Ry Cooder - (guitars), Rubén González - (piano), Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo, Hugo Garzón, Pío Leyva, Manuel 'Puntillita' Licea - (vocals), Manuel 'Guajiro' Mirabal, Octavio Calderón - (trumpet), Jesús 'Aguaje' Ramos - (trombone), Compay Segundo, Eliades Ochoa - (guitar, vocals), Benito Suárez Magana - (guitar), Barbarito Torres - (laoud), Orlando 'Cachaíto' López, Salvador Repilado - (bass), Joachim Cooder - (drums, percussion), Alberto 'Virgilio' Valdés - (maracas, backing vocals), Amadito Valdés - (timbales), Angel 'Terry' Domech - (congas), Roberto García - (bongos, cowbell, güiro)




A1 Chan Chan


A2 De Camino A La Vereda


A3 El Cuarto De Tula


A4 La Engañadora


B1 Buena Vista Social Club


B2 Dos Gardenias


B3 Quizás, Quizás


B4 Veinta Años


C1 Orgullecida


C2 ¿Y Tú Qué Has Hecho?


C3 Siboney


C4 Mandinga


C5 Almendra


D1 El Carretero


D2 Candela


D3 Silencio


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Buena Vista Social Club - Buena Vista Social Club At Carnegie Hall

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