Latin American (Reference)

Spanish-language music from North and South America.

The reference list includes records that have been obtained and/or rated (in blue) as well as many other records that have been recommended from various sources.


Claudia Acuña (1971– )

Afro-Cuban All Stars

Francisco Aguabella (1925– )

José "El Canario" Alberto (1958– )

Tito Allen

Adalberto Alvarez

Alex Alvear

Los Amigos Invisibles

Angá

Ansanm'

Marc Anthony

Antonio Arcaño (1911–91)

Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros

Desi Arnaz (1917–86)

Joe Arroyo (1955–2011)

Los Aterciopelados [1994– ]

Federico Aubele

Susana Baca (1944– )

Don Barreto

The Barrio Boyzz

Batacumbele [1981– ]

Mario Bauzá (1911–93)

Graciela Beltrán

Ruben Blades (1948– )

Bloque

Bomba Estéreo [2009– ]

Boogaloo Assassins [2013– ]

Jimmy Bosch (1962– )

Henry Brun

Buena Vista Social Club [1997– ]

Los Bukis [1975– ]

Cachao (1918–2008)

Café Tacuba [1992– ]

Los Caifanes [1990– ]

Calle 13 [2005– ]

Los Camperos de Valles

Pupi Campo

Caña Brava [1992– ]

Angel Canales

Canario y Sus Peleneros

Chango Spasiuk

Chicha Libre [2008– ]

Jose Miguel Class

Colombiafrica — The Mythic Orchestra

Edwin Colon Zayas

Willie Colón (1950– )

César Concepción (1909–74)

José Conde

Conjunto Casino

Conjunto Kubavana

Contemporary America

Control Machete

Jack Costanzo (1922– )

Creole Choir of Cuba

Elvis Crespo

Cristian (1974– )

Celia Cruz (1924–2003)

Cuarteto Patria

Julio Cueva (1897–1975)

Eliana Cuevas

Joe Cuba (1931–2009)

Cubanismo [1996– ]

Frankie Dante (1945–93)

Tony de la Rosa (1931– )

Oscar d'Leon

Mark Diamond

Los Dos Reales

Lila Downs (1968– )

Jorge Drexler (1964– )

Emmanuel

Gloria Estefan (1957– )

Candido Fabré

Los Fabulosos Cadillacs [1992– ]

Fania All Stars [1968– ]

Cheo Feliciano (1935– )

José Feliciano (1945– )

Alejandro Fernandez

Vicente Fernández (1940– )

Ibrahim Ferrer (1927–2005)

Flor de Caña

Frank Emilio Flynn (1921–2001)

Juan-Carlos Formell

Fruko

Juan Gabriel (1950– )

The Garifuna Collective

Tito Gomez (1948–2007)

Marco Granados

Grupo Fantasma

Los Guanches

Juan Luis Guerra

Julio Gutierrez

Sexteto y Septeto Habanero

Larry Harlow (1939– )

Magos Herrera

Hombres G

Enrique Iglesias

La India

Pedro Infante

Inti Illimani [1979– ]

Jaguares [1996– ]

Los Jardineros

Jar-E

Raúl Jaurena

Flaco Jimenez (1939– )

Generoso Jimenez

Jose Alfredo Jiminez (1926–73)

Carlo Jones

Steve Jordan

Juaneco y Su Combo [1968–2012]

Los Jubilados

Kanaku y El Tigre [2015– ]

Gaby Kerpel

Sofia Rei Koutsovitis

Totó La Momposina

Lara and Reyes

La Vida Boheme [2011– ]

Hector Lavoe (1946–93)

Lebrón Brothers [1967– ]

Lissette

Joe Loco (1921–88)

Orlando Cachaito Lopez (1933–2009)

Los Corraleros De Majagual [1962– ]

Los de Abajo [1998– ]

Los del Rio

La Mafia

Maná

José Mangual, Jr.

Armando Manzanero (1935– )

Mariachi Reyes del Aserradero

Jessie Marquez

María Márquez

Ricky Martin (1971– )

Aurelio Martinez

Miguel Matamoros

Mazz [1978– ]

Kinito Méndez (1963– )

Lydia Mendoza

Meridian Brothers

Mexrrissey

Camila Meza

Lisandro Meza

Luis Miguel

Manuel "El Guajiro" Mirabal

Juana Molina (1962– )

Andy Montanez

Noro Morales (1911–64)

Benny Moré (1919–63)

Los Muñequitos de Matanzas

Septeto Nacional de Ignacio Piñeiro [1927– ]

La Negra Graciana

NG La Banda

Nuriya

Eliades Ochoa

Ocote Soul Sounds

Tommy Olivencia (1938–2006)

Ondatrópica [2012– ]

Opaluna

Orquesta Aragon

Orquesta de la Luz

Orquesta Revé

Manny Oquendo (1931– )

Os Clavelitos [2016– ]

Isaac Oviedo

Ozomatli [1998– ]

Johnny Pacheco (1935– )

Bobby Paunetto (1944– )

Chichi Peralta

Astor Piazzolla (1921–92)

Pimpinela

Plastilina Mosh

Los Pleneros de la 21

Daniel Ponce (1953– )

Guillermo Portabales

Omara Portuondo (1930– )

Pérez Prado (1916–89)

Pucho and His Latin Soul Brothers

Puerto Plata (1923– )

Lucía Pulido

Roberto Pulido (194– )

Milly Quezada

Radio Zumbido [2002– ]

Louie Ramirez (1938–93)

Juan Reynoso

Ritmo Machine [2011– ]

Ritmo Oriental

Ismael Rivera (1931–87)

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Arsenio Rodriguez (1911–71)

Lalo Rodriguez

Silvio Rodriguez

Tito Rodriguez (1923–72)

Roberto Roena (1940– )

Las Rubias del Norte

Paulina Rubio (1971– )

Florencia Ruiz

Frankie Ruiz (1958–98)

Runa Thushuy

Jimmy Sabater

Saborit

Mingo Saldivar

Adalberto Santiago

Daniel Santos

John Santos

Santos Viejos

Nico Saquito (1901–83)

Ximena Sariñana (1985– )

Diego Schissi (1969– )

Compay Segundo (1907–2003)

Selena (1971–95)

Shakira (1977– )

Sierra Maestra

Sintesis

Soda Stereo [1984–1997]

Sones de México Ensemble [1996– ]

La Sonora Dinamita

La Sonora Matancera

La Sonora Ponceña [1975– ]

Joan Soriano (1972– )

Mercedes Sosa (1935– )

Spanglish Fly [2012– ]

Spanish Harlem Orchestra [2002– ]

Sukay

Systema Solar

Tambó [1998– ]

Los Tecolines

Los Temerarios

Tiempo Libre

Los Tigres del Norte

Ana Tijoux (1977– )

Tipica 73

Yomo Toro

Barbarito Torres

Don Tosti

Gloria Trevi

Tribu Baharu

Trio Matamoros

Francisco Ulloa

Miguelito Valdés (1910–78)

Bobby Valentin (1941– )

Valses Mexicanos Inmortales

Los Van Van [1969– ]

Carlos Varela

Wilfrido Vargas (1949– )

Julieta Venegas (1970– )

Fernandito Villalona

Eva Ybarra

La Yegros

Yerba Buena

Yolocamba I Ta

Yusa

Los Zafiros [1962–1967]

Zoé

Mati Zundel

Zurook

Various Artists


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