Buena Vista Social Club: Buena Vista Social Club - 25th Anniversary Edition (2-CD)
(World Circuit) 26 tracks
The original album, remastered by Bernie Grundman
One CD with 12 previously unreleased bonus tracks from the original session tapes from 1996
A 64-page booklet with new liner notes, photos, song notes and lyrics
The 25th anniversary reissue A whopping 25 years have passed since the legendary album "Buena Vista Social Club" by the music project of the same name was released.
The album was recorded in 1996 in only seven days in Havana's EGREM studios from the 1950s.
The most important soloists of the Buena Vista Social Club included singer Ibrahim Ferrer, singer and guitarist Compay Segundo, singer Omara Portuondo, pianist Rubén González, singer and guitarist Eliades Ochoa and guitarist Ry Cooder, who was also responsible for the production of the album.
The success of the original album made the artists stars and showed the world Cuba's rich musical heritage. In Germany, it reached number one in the charts.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary, there will be different 25th Anniversary Editions on CD and vinyl in 2021. In addition to the remastered original album, previously unheard tracks, previously unseen photos and new liner notes await. You can find the respective track listings below.
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