Tommy Olivencia


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Tommy Olivencia's sixth LP brings home more hits for his highly successful orchestra. Paquito Guzmán and Sammy "Rolo" González make a potent combination wherein both vocalists help bring believable performances to the band's main specialties: guaguancós and boleros. Guzmán's version of "Basura" is one of the most shattering in his career, wherein his impassioned style remains his colorful signature. "La Fiesta de Soneros" is Sammy Gonzalez's celebration of the most popular soneros of his day (Chivirico Dávila, Cheo Feliciano, Héctor Lavoe, Ismael Rivera, Monguito, Adalberto Santiago, Pete "El Conde" Rodríguez, Ismael Quintana, Justo Betancourt, and Ismael Miranda). "El Sexteto Quita y Pone" shows the outfit's silly side. A must-have for Olivencia aficionados.

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