Jose Feliciano

by Richard Torres
(GA)

Feliciano holds the distinction of being one of the few singers to have enjoyed success both in Spanish language music and in English language rock and roll. He won five consecutive awards for best pop guitarist from Guitar Player magazine and was voted in jazz, classic and rock fields.citation needed


He received a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1987, and continued as a very popular singer during the 1980s. He had his hands cast on the famous Madame Tussauds Museum's 'Wall of Fame,' and has a star in the Walk of Fame of his native Puerto Rico. He also had a great hit in 1987 in Austria with the song The Sound of Vienna, number 1 for four weeks and recorded with the famous Vienna Symphony Orchestra. The Orchestra also performed with him live on national television at Danube Park in Vienna before more than 60,000 people. During the 1980s, record companies gave him space only for the Latin market, and he recorded an impressive number of albums for that market, including the Motown albums Escenas de Amor and Me Enamoré, as well as others from RCA, EMI, and Capitol which added four more Grammys for best Latin performer. He recorded a duet song called Por ella with the most popular Mexican singer at the time, José José.

In 1995, Feliciano was honored by the City of New York, which re-named Public School 155 the Jose Feliciano Performing Arts School. In 1996, he had a short cameo role in the film Fargo.

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Aug 25, 2015
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Oct 27, 2011
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Incredible and wide range guitarist
by: MarcGuitarist

I consider Jose Feliciano the most incredible guitarist of this world,
perhaps not the most "scholastic" perfect guitarist, but a true inimitable genius in all styles, classical, pop, rock (hard rock!... see his Hendrix "purple haze" version on Youtube... coulb be better tha Jimi!), flamenco, brazilian, blues, jazz.. and.. "gymnastic"... yes.. see his incredible performances on banjo-all instruments imitatate tune "mama don't allow" in youtube or Flight of the bumblebee and in many other performances.
Unfortunately Jose is also the most underrated and unknow of the list like guitarist, Sad because he deserve more accolade. Absolutely.

Oct 09, 2010
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The best among the best
by: Anonymous

My very favorite of them all! He is a master of the guitar. His concerts are simply incredible (I have been in 2 of them.) I have seen many great guitarists in concert, but Feliciano's guitar sounds like no other.

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