CELIA CRUZ Album Gallery & Record Collector Information

In the vibrant world of salsa, Celia Cruz reigns as the undisputed queen. Her discography, a rhythmic tapestry of Latin melodies, is a testament to her unparalleled talent. Step into Celia Cruz's vinyl record gallery, a fiesta of sound, adorned with larger-than-life album cover photos. Let the music transport you to the heart of salsa, where her lyrics and rhythms dance in perfect harmony.

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On the discography listing below you will find CELIA CRUZ vinyl records released during the 1970s and 1980s. For each record you will have the record company's catalognr, album title, year and country of release. Complete information for each record can be viewed by selecting the corresponding links. Albums have been ordered in ascending alphabetical order of the album titles. This information can help you to identify which particular release of the album you own.


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"De Nuevo," the 1985 12" Vinyl LP by Celia Cruz and Johnny Pacheco, epitomizes the dynamic Latin music scene of the mid-1980s. Recorded in Spain's Tierra Sound Studios, the album, produced by Pacheco and Jerry Masucci, blends Cruz's iconic vocals with a stellar ensemble of musicians. With liner notes by Jessie Ramirez and a nod to "Noticias Del Mundo," the album's timeless fusion of traditional and contemporary elements remains a testament to its era.


CELIA CRUZ / WILLIE COLON Only They Could Have Made This Album (1977, USA)

The 1977 release of "Celia Cruz & Willie Colón: Only They Could Have Made This" marked a pinnacle in salsa's golden era. Produced by Willie Colón and Jerry Masucci, the album fused Cruz's commanding vocals with Colón's innovative arrangements. Captured by Lee Marshall's lens, the album cover visually echoed their royal titles. Reflecting the vibrant late '70s, it became a timeless salsa masterpiece, resonating globally.

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CELIA CRUZ & WILLIE COLON Only They Could Have Made This Album (1977, Spain)

In 1977, salsa luminaries Celia Cruz and Willie Colón orchestrated a musical marvel on Manzana Records. Co-produced by Colón and Jerry Masucci, the 12" vinyl LP, captured by photographer Lee Marshall, featured a stellar ensemble, showcasing Cruz's commanding vocals and Colón's versatile instrumentation. Released in Spain, this album transcends time, embodying the pinnacle of salsa's golden era and leaving an indelible mark on global music history.