Buena Vista Social Club
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Buena Vista Social Club

Buena Vista Social Club Biography (Wikipedia)

Buena Vista Social Club is an ensemble of Cuban musicians established in 1996 to revive the music of pre-revolutionary Cuba. The project was organized by World Circuit executive Nick Gold, produced by American guitarist Ry Cooder and directed by Juan de Marcos González. They named the group after the homonymous members' club in the Buenavista quarter of Havana, a popular music venue in the 1940s. To showcase the popular styles of the time, such as son, bolero and danzón, they recruited a dozen veteran musicians, many of whom had been retired for many years.

The group's eponymous album was recorded in March 1996 and released in September 1997, quickly becoming an international success, which prompted the ensemble to perform with a full line-up in Amsterdam and New York in 1998. German director Wim Wenders captured the performance on film for a documentary—also called Buena Vista Social Club—that included interviews with the musicians conducted in Havana. Wenders' film was released in June 1999 to critical acclaim, receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary feature and winning numerous accolades including Best Documentary at the European Film Awards. This was followed up by a second documentary Buena Vista Social Club: Adios in 2017.

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De Camino A La Vereda
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De Camino A La Vereda
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Chan Chan
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Chan Chan
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Dos Gardenias
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Dos Gardenias
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Candela
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Candela
Miguel Matamoros
Juramento
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Juramento

Juramento

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Luis Arias
Last played on
Ibrahim Ferrer
De Camino A La Vereda
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De Camino A La Vereda
Omara Portuondo
He Perdido Contigo
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He Perdido Contigo
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Y Tu Que Has Hecho?
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Y Tu Que Has Hecho?
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Pueblo Nuevo
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Pueblo Nuevo
Urbano Gómez Montiel
A song of emotion
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A song of emotion
Israel Lopez Rodriguez & Buena Vista Social Club
Amor De Loca Juventud
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Amor De Loca Juventud

Amor De Loca Juventud

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Israel Lopez Rodriguez
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Chan Chan (Live)
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Chan Chan (Live)
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Candela (Live)
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Candela (Live)
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Siboney (Live)
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Siboney (Live)
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Buena Vista Social Club
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Quizas, Quizas (Live)
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Quizas, Quizas (Live)
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El Cuarto De Tula
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El Cuarto De Tula
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Quizas, Quizas (Live)
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Quizas, Quizas (Live)
Compay Segundo
Chan Chan
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Chan Chan
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Black Chicken 37 (feat. Orlando López & Miguel "Angá" Díaz)
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Black Chicken 37 (feat. Orlando López & Miguel "Angá" Díaz)
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Macusa (feat. Eliades Ochoa And Company Segundo)
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Macusa (feat. Eliades Ochoa And Company Segundo)

Macusa (feat. Eliades Ochoa And Company Segundo)

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Eliades Ochoa And Company Segundo
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Pedacito De Papel
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Pedacito De Papel
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El Cuarto De Tula (feat. Ry Cooder)
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El Cuarto De Tula (feat. Ry Cooder)
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