Tuesday December 8 2009, 05:12:23 PM | Posted by FaniaDigital
The joy of Puerto Rican Christmas, with its cultural richness and the diversity of festive and gastronomic traditions, pulses to the utmost level of expression on this 10-songs-long historical album by Cheo Feliciano “Felicidades”. It’s an enormous pleasure to write, 33 years after its original release, about an album this humble collector and connoisseur considers one of the five best Christmas albums of all times, along with both volumes of Willie Colon’s Asalto Navideño with Hector Lavoe and Yomo Toro.
“Felicidades,” the third phase of Tite Curet Alonso’s Cheo Feliciano Project that he conceived to resume Cheo’s career as he completed the Hogares Crea rehabilitation program, is a gift of happiness. It’s unavoidable to imagine the old times’ parranderos travel through the starry December nights to visit their good friends with music and wishes of health and wealth each time one listens to this album. Read More
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