Fantasmas

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Fantasmas
Studio album by Willie Colón
Released 1981
Recorded New York City
Genre Latin-esque
post-Boogaloo
Dark Salsa
Length 43:40
Label Fania Records JM 590
WAC Production NYC
Producer Willie Colón

Fantasmas (English: "Ghosts") is a salsa album by Willie Colón. The album was released in 1981 during the Romantic Salsa period and gave him a musical vehicle to explore his new interests.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Oh, ¿Qué Será?" Chico Buarque - 6:07
  2. "Sueño de Papelote" Eladia Blázquez - 4:12
  3. "Mi Sueño" Martinho da Vila - 6:32
  4. "Celo" Public Domain - 3:58
  5. "Amor Verdadero" Eddy Grant - 7:24
  6. "Volar a Puerto Rico" Willie Colón - 5:01
  7. "Al Dormir" - 3:39
  8. "Toma Mis Manos" Willie Colón - 6:05

Personnel[edit]

  • Willie Colón: Synthesizer, Chorus Ensemble, Top Producer, Mixing, Lead Vocals
  • Jon Fausty: Engineer, Mixing
  • Jerry Masucci: Executive Producer
  • Fabian Ross: Associate Producer
  • Leopoldo Pineda: Assistant Producer, Trombone
  • Jorge Calandrelli: Piano, Arranger (Al Dormir & Sueño de Papelote)
  • Lewis Kahn: Trombone
  • Sam Burtis: Trombone
  • Yomo Toro: Cuatro
  • Salvador Cuevas: Bass
  • Paul Kimbarrow: Drums
  • Hector Garrido: Vocal Arrangements, Arranger (Amor Verdadero, Oh Que Sera & Mi Sueño)
  • Marty Sheller: Arranger (Volar a Puerto Rico & Celo)
  • Ruben Blades: Chorus Ensemble
  • Jose Torres: Piano
  • Jose Mangual: Bongo, Maracas, Guiro, Guira, Chorus Ensemble
  • Milton Cardona: Tumba, Quinto, Chequere, Surdo, Claves, Chorus Ensemble
  • Johnny Almendra: Timbal
  • Harold Kohon: Strings
  • Luis Cruz: Arranger (Toma Mis Manos)
  • Damaris Cortez: Chorus Ensemble (Toma Mis Manos, Amor Verdadero, Oh Que Sera, Volar A Puerto Rico)
  • Doris Eugenio: Chorus Ensemble (Mi Sueño, Toma Mis Manos, Amor Verdadero, Oh Que Sera, Volar A Puerto Rico)
  • Yvonne: Chorus Ensemble (Amor Verdadero, Oh Que Sera, Volar A Puerto Rico)
  • Encarnacion Perez: Chorus Ensemble (Mi Sueño)
  • Sandy Mangual: Chorus Ensemble (Mi Sueño)
  • Nancy O'Neil: Chorus Ensemble (Mi Sueño)
  • Frank Kolleogy: Photography
  • Terry Borges: Art Direction
  • Ron Levine: Album Design

Recorded at La Tierra Studios / Mixed at Latin Sound Studios.

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