Dame Un Beso

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"Dame Un Beso"
Single by Selena
from the album Alpha
Released January 25, 1986
Format Vinyl, EP, LP, Promo single
Recorded 1985
Genre Latin
Length 3:37
Label Manny Labels
Writer(s) AB Quintanilla III & Ricky Vela
Producer(s) Abraham Quintanilla Jr.
Selena singles chronology
"Un Primer Amor"
"Dame un beso"
"Con esta copa"

"Dame un beso" (English Translation: Give Me a Kiss) is a song written by A.B. Quintanilla and Ricky Vela who were both in the band at the time.[1] Selena's brother "AB Quintanilla" was tired of the same old songs that his father would choose and write that AB took over and wrote almost all of Selena's songs.[2] "Dame Un Beso" was released on Selena's third album Alpha in 1986 from "Manny Labels".[2] Soon after its released, Selena then 15 appeared on the Tejano Music Awards that same year and won an award for both "Female Vocalist of the year" and "Performer of the year"[citation needed]. For that success "Dame Un Beso" was released as a vinyl, LP, and EP in 1986. Selena's third album Alpha led Selena to win the award for "Female Vocalist of the Year" at 1987 Hispanic Music Awards. "Dame Un Beso" has been released since after Selena's death in 1995. Selena's father still released the song in today's albums.[3]

Albums released[edit]

These albums have the song "Dame Un Beso".


  1. ^ "Dame Un Beso". Selenaforever.com. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  2. ^ a b "Alpha facts". Freebase. 2011-06-04. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  3. ^ "Selena Discography". Selenaforever.com. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 

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