Just the other day, I was listening to Mi Tierra, the first Spanish-language album released by Gloria Estefan back in 1993. Twenty years later, Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio Estefan Jr. will commemorate the release of this legendary album with an exciting project that will take their unique story to Broadway.
The upcoming show, which the Estefans are building with the Nederlander Organization, is based on the American dream that transformed this couple into one of the most influential families in Latin music. Besides the captivating story, the soundtrack will be centered around some of the most memorable recordings that Gloria Estefan has produced since the time she used to sing with the legendary Miami Sound Machine.
If you grew up in the 1980s, you probably remember hits like "Don't Wanna Lose You," "Conga" and "Anything For You." However, if you are just getting into Latin music you should try to listen to Mi Tierra, a fantastic album mostly defined by Cuban music beats. Very likely, the upcoming show in the Great White Way will highlight some of the best notes from this this wonderful production.
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