El Ultimo Adios (The Last Goodbye)

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This article is about the charity single. For the Paulina Rubio song, see El Último Adiós (Paulina Rubio song) .
"El Último Adiós (The Last Goodbye)"
Single by Various Artists
Released September 20, 2001
Recorded 2001
Genre Latin pop
Length 15:52
Label
Producer(s) Gian Marco

"El Último Adiós" is a song written by the Peruvian singer Gian Marco and Emílio Estefan Jr. (the English "The Last Goodbye" written by Jodi Marr) in memory of the 9/11 attacks. Over 60 different artists joined to sing the lyrics to help raise money for charities and help the families of the victims. The song was released in a special CD and it was sold worldwide. In the four minutes of the song, a variety of musical genres can be heard. The international stars that collaborated with Gian Marco included Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Christina Aguilera, Thalía, Chayanne, Alejandro Sanz, Ivete Sangalo, Marc Anthony, Ana Bárbara, Juan Luis Guerra and Gloria Estefan.

Artists for 9/11 attacks musicians[edit]

Conductors
Soloists (in order of appearance)[1]
Chorus[1]

Track listing[edit]

  • Single
  1. El Ultimo Adiós (Varios Artistas Version) 3:58
  • EP
  1. El Ultimo Adiós (Varios Artistas Version) 3:58
  2. The Last Goodbye (Jon Secada Version) 3:58
  3. El Ultimo Adiós (Arturo Sandoval Instrumental Version) 3:58
  4. El Ultimo Adiós (Gian Marco Version) 3:58

Charts[edit]

The song failed to enter the charts, but EP peaked at 197 on Billboard.[2]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200[2] 197
U.S Billboard Latin Albums[2] 3
U.S Billboard Latin Pop Albums[2] 2

Live version[edit]

To this day, the only time this song has been heard live was in a concert by Gian Marco, in which he plays an acoustic version of it. He presented it by saying:

This song...was born with a guitar. And with that guitar, I will play it to you.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b J Stone, Stephanie (2011-05-27). "Complete list of 'El Ultimo Adios' artists". Discogs.com (Discogs.com). Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Charts - Billboard.com". Billboard. Retrieved 2011-07-03. 

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