Ismael Miranda & Fania All-Stars Alums Top Tropical Songs

“Ismael Miranda Earns First Tropical Songs No. 1 in a Decade” … this is real SALSA!!

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Veteran salsa singer Ismael Miranda earns his third No. 1 on Tropical Songs(chart dated July 11), and second this year, as “Bajo, Piano & Bongo,” featuring Bobby Valentin, Richie Ray and Roberto Roena, steps 2-1 (up 34 percent in spins in the week ending June 28, according to Nielsen Music) Amaya Mendizabal of Billboard reports.

Ismael Miranda Earns First Tropical Songs No. 1 in a Decade

With the climb, Miranda claims the most No. 1s on Tropical Songs for a  member of Fania All-Stars (the legendary salsa group formed by Fania Records in 1968), breaking out of a tie with Celia Cruz (two No. 1s). The airplay increase also scores Valentin (who plays bass on the track) and Roena (bongos) — each longtime members of Fania All-Stars as well — their first chart-topper. Richie Ray, an iconic salsa musician known as El Embajador del Piano (The Piano…

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