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Ella Cantaba Boleros
Freddy
Ella Cantaba Boleros
Genres: World Music, Pop, Latin Music
 
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All Artists: Freddy
Title: Ella Cantaba Boleros
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Int'l Music Dist.
Release Date: 8/4/1998
Genres: World Music, Pop, Latin Music
Styles: Caribbean & Cuba, Cuba, Bolero, Latin Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 723723351326, 8713051072019
 

CD Reviews

The only cd of a legendary cuban singer
Joćo Carlos Rodrigues | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | 11/19/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"In Cabrera Infantes's very good romance "Tres tristes tigres" she is called Estrella Rodrigues - an enormously fat black woman with an ugly face and a strange personality. Her real name was Fredesvinda Garcia, or Freddy. After sometime as an rebel and amateur torch songs' singer in Havana's last years before Fidel Castro, she finally recorded this unique album and died in Mexico one year after, in 1961. That's why she's so unknown in our days. The arrangements are commercial and cheap, but her contralto voice magnificent, a mixture of Big Mamma Thornton, Elvira Rios and Virginia Rodrigues. So are the songs. A cult singer for connaisseurs. Bravo!"