Willie Colón & Rubén Blades - Siembra
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1978 Ratings: #9
Liked by 5 people
January 1, 1978 / Release Date
LP / Format
Fania / Label
Salsa / Genres
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𝕱𝖚𝖗𝖋𝖊𝖘𝖙 𝕿𝖎𝖒𝖊

𝕯𝖆𝖞 𝕱𝖎𝖛𝖊

I'm gonna be honest all these songs sound like the music that plays over the speakers at mexican restaurants....that's not an insult those songs are great.

Salsa is some great shit ya know. Fast and intense while still being rooted in traditional folk sound. It's just an all around great genres. And from the fact this is in the 1001 albums list I can deduce this must be one of the "standout salsa albums." ... read more


Siembra is quite possibly the greatest salsa record ever, and the right pathway to visit if you want to start listening to this genre that is so rich and diverse. The record condenses brilliantly what salsa is. Ruben Blades' magnificent vocals and precise songwriting, using rich and diverse literary figures to make the listener think about how we live in the actual world (metaphors that are valid even today, as they were in 1978) in a rich and diverse song like Plastico. The songwriting in ... read more


Huh, el álbum que me hizo un fan de la salsa luego de odiar el género durante toda mi niñez. La vida te da sorpresas, no?

No hay manera de describir esta obra de arte, habrá detalles e ideas que quedarán fuera, anyway.

Una recopilación de siete pistas que individualmente hubieran sido el highlight de cualquier álbum, para otro artista; la mejor canción, para Rubén; una más.

Cada canción se siente fresca, sencillas ... read more

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Track List

  1. Plástico
  2. Buscando Guayaba
  3. Pedro Navaja
  4. María Lionza
  5. Ojos
  6. Dime
  7. Siembra
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Added on: April 22, 2013