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Celia Cruz in the top 200 Greatest Singers of All Time from Rolling Stone Magazine

La Guarachera de Cuba, Celia Cruz, places number 18 in the top 200 in between Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley.

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"You can hear so much of Celia Cruz’s life story in her voice: Her rich, inimitable tone captured the warmth and vibrancy of Havana, often evoking the call of street vendors and the power of Afro-Cuban santero songs from her childhood. Though she rose to fame in Cuba, she became a star in New York City, showcasing her endless charisma and mighty vocal strength alongside history’s biggest salsa acts."

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