Cosa Nuestra

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Cosa Nuestra
Cosa Nuestra.jpeg
Studio album by
Released1970
Recorded1969
GenreSalsa
Length33:58
LabelFania
ProducerJerry Masucci
Willie Colón chronology
Guisando
(1969)
Cosa Nuestra
(1970)
La Gran Fuga
(1971)

Cosa Nuestra (Our Thing) is an album by Willie Colón featuring Héctor Lavoe.[1] The album was the first by the duo to become a gold record, followed by La Gran Fuga (1971), El Juicio (1972) and Lo Mato (1973).[2]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Che Che Colé"Willie Colón3:30
2."No Me Llores Más"Willie Colón / Héctor Lavoe / Kent Gómez5:35
3."Ausencia"Willie Colón / Héctor Lavoe5:10
4."Te Conozco"Héctor Lavoe4:55
5."Juana Peña"Willie Colón / Héctor Lavoe5:37
6."Sonero Mayor"Willie Colón4:57
7."Sangrigorda"D.R.4:14
8."Tú No Puedes Conmigo"Willie Colón / Héctor Lavoe3:30

Personnel[edit]

  • Willie Colón: leader and trombone
  • Héctor Lavoe: lead vocals
  • Willie Campbell: trombone
  • Kent Gómez: piano
  • Santi González: bass
  • Milton Cardona: conga
  • José Mangual Jr.: bongo, cowbell
  • "Little Louie" Romero: timbales
  • Producer: Jerry Masucci
  • Audio Engineer: Irv Greenbaum
  • Recording Director: Johnny Pacheco
  • Recording studio: Beltone Studio, New York, New York
  • Album photography: Henri Wolfe
  • Album design: Izzy Sanabria

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cosa Nuestra: Fania Records
  2. ^ The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music - Volume 2 - Page 899 1561591769 Colin Larkin - 1995 "Cosa Nuestra (1970), was the first to go gold, followed by gold record awards for The Big Break - La Gran Fuga (1971), El Juicio (1972) and Lo Mato (1973)."