Simply put, this is a single-disc compilation issued by Sony Music Latin to commemorate Juan Gabriel's 40th anniversary in popular music. One of the awarded and bestselling singers and songwriters in Mexican music history, Gabriel is that country's ambassador to the world. They are all here, from his very first smash with Alberto Aguilera Valadez's "No Tengo Dinero" and his own "He Venido a Pedirte Perdón," to middle-period numbers such as "No Me Vuelvo a Enamorar," "Si Quieres," and later songs including "Pero Qué Necesidad," "Te Lo Pido por Favor," a live version of "Se Me Olvidó Otra Vez," and "Abrázame Muy Fuerte." For longtime fans this is more than just a greatest-hits selection --Gabriel has had dozens more songs hit the charts -- but the original versions of all these chart-topping tracks in one place is well worth considering -- especially for the price point.
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AllMusic Review by Thom Jurek