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Gloria Estefan Tradición Single.jpg
Single by Gloria Estefan
from the album Mi Tierra
Released 1993 (United States)
Format CD Maxi Single
Recorded 1992-1993
Genre Latin Pop
Length 5:20
Label Epic
Gloria Estefan singles chronology
"Con Los Años Que Me Quedan"
"Con Los Años Que Me Quedan"

"Tradición" (Tradition) was the third single released by Gloria Estefan on her first all Spanish-language album from 1993, Mi Tierra.

Song history[edit]

A song heavily influenced by African and Cuban rhythms, "Tradición" became the first song by Gloria Estefan to top the US Hot Dance Club Play chart, even though it was a Spanish language song. The single was released as a CD Maxi Single, but some promotional singles were sent to clubs, the main reason why the song went to number-one on that chart for two weeks (the last week of December 1993 and the first week of January 1994).[1]

Formats and track listings[edit]

Formats and track listings of major single releases of "Tradición":

U.S. CD Maxi Single (49K 77192)

  1. "Tradición" (Album Version)
  2. "Tradición" (Glorious Tribal Mix)
  3. "Tradición" (Musto Traditional Mix)
  4. "If We Were Lovers/Con Los Años Que Me Quedan" (Spanglish Version)
  5. "Mi Tierra" (Hustlers Convention Remix)
  6. "Dr. Beat" (Up-Town Full Length Disco Remix)


Chart (1993) Peak
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[2] 1

Official versions[edit]

Original versions

  1. Album Version — 5:20


  1. Glorious Tribal Mix - 6:22
  2. Musto Traditional Mix - 5:20
  3. Glorious Chants Dub Mix - 4:18
  4. Musto Suburban Dub - 7:35

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