Crime Pays (Willie Colón album)

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Crime Pays
Compilation album by Willie Colón
Released 1972 (1972)
Label Fania Records
Willie Colón chronology
Asalto Navideño Vol.2
Crime Pays
Lo Mato

Crime Pays is a vintage collection of Willie Colón's early lounge recordings from the late 1960s and early 1970s mainly with Héctor Lavoe, including Guajirón, El Titán, Que Lío and Eso Se Baila Así.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Che Che Colé" Colón - 3:30
  2. "El Malo" Colón - 3:55
  3. "Guisando" Colón, Lavoe - 4:00
  4. "Jazzy" Colón - 4:00
  5. "Juana Peña" Colón, Lavoe - 5:37
  6. "Guajirón" Dimond - 5:59
  7. "El Titán" Colón, Lavoe - 5:21
  8. "Que Lío" Colón, Joe Cuba, Lavoe - 4:35
  9. "Eso Se Baila Así" Colón - 5:15



  1. ^ Ilan Stavans Latin Music: Musicians, Genres, and Themes 2014 p412 0313343969 "Fania even released a compilation album of their best recordings entitled Crime Pays featuring a cover photograph of the pair dressed like mad mobsters, crouched on the running board of an old roadster. ."