35 Songs For 35 Years

Radio host José Massó introduces a song during the bilingual "Con Salsa!" radio show on WBUR 90.9 FM in Boston. (AP)
Radio host José Massó introduces a song during the bilingual "Con Salsa!" radio show on WBUR 90.9 FM in Boston. (AP)

José Massó, who hosts the "Con Salsa" program on our mother ship WBUR, brings us some of his favorite Latin music offerings, including new CDs by Juan Luis Guerra, Rubén Blades and the Cuban band Pupy y Los que Son Son. "Con Salsa" is celebrating 35 years on the air this year.

José Masso's 35 favorite recordings for 35 years of "Con Salsa!"

Number / Artist Title Label year
1. Ruben Bladés "Mundo" Sony 2002
2. Willie Colon / Ruben Bladés "Siembra" Fania 197
3. Juan Luis Guerra & 4.40 "Bachata Rosa" Karen 1990
4. Fania All-Stars "Live at The Cheetah" Fania 1972
5. Ray Barretto "Barretto" Fania 1975
6. Eddie Palmieri "Sentido" Mango 1973
7. Tito Puente "50 Years of Swing" RMM 1997
8. Tito Rodriguez "With Love" UA 1964
9. Bebo & Chucho Valdés “Juntos Para Siempre Sony 2009
10. Machito "Machito & Graciela" Salsoul 1972
11. Marc Anthony "Todo A Su Tiempo" RMM 1996
12. Ismael Rivera "Esto si es lo mio" Fania 1978
13. Hector LaVoe "Comedia" Fania 1978
14. Celia Cruz "Celia & Johnny" Vaya 1974
15. El Gran Combo "Aniversario 40 en Vivo" BMG 2002
16. Sonora Poncena "Energized" Fania 1979
17. Michel Camilo “One More Once” Columbia  1994
18. La Selecta "30 Aniversario" VIM 2002
19. Cheo Feliciano "Sentimiento tu" Vaya 1980
20. Grupo Folklorico y Experimental Nuevayorquino "Concepts in Unity" Salsoul 1975
21. Trabuco Venezulano "Retrospectiva Vol. 1" Fono 1993
22. Johnny Ventura "Sin Desperdicio" MP 2003
23. José Lugo "Guasabara" Caminalo 2008
24. Larry Harlow "Salsa" Fania 1974
25. Mongo Santamaria "Afro Blue Picante Collection" Concord 1997
26. Buena Vista Social Club "Buena Vista Social Club" World 1997
27. Israel "Cachao" Lopez "MAster Sessions Vol. 1" CineSon 1994
28. Gilberto SantaRosa "Autentico" Sony 2004
29. Los Van VAn "Ay Dios, amparame!" Egrem 1995
30. Batacumbele "Con Un Poco Des Songo" DiscoHit 1989
31. Irakere "Yemaya" BlueNote 1998
32. Cortijo y su Combo "Juntos Otra Vez" Coco 1974
33. Descarga Boricua "Esta, si va!" Tierrazo 1993
34. Issac Delgado "Con ganas" Qbadisc 1994
35. Frankie Ruiz "Mi Libertad" TH 1992

This program aired on July 12, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.

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