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Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan

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Estefan in Exile

Profile and Interview by Bruce Dessau, The Guardian, 15 September 1989

Bruce Dessau on the singer hailed by President Reagan as the capitalist face of communist Cuba. ...

Gloria Estefan: Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by David Sinclair, The Times, 26 September 1989

Salsa rhythms propel the Havana beat ...

Gloria Estefan & The Miami Sound Machine: Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Lloyd Bradley, The Independent, 30 September 1989

Hits that missed ...

Gloria Estefan: Treasure Island Ahoy!

Profile and Interview by Lloyd Bradley, Q, October 1989

BASKING IN FLORIDA'S almost blood temperature waters, with the ice cream-coloured Miami Beach architecture in the background, the 50-acre, man-made haven of Star Island is ...

Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine: Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by David Quantick, New Musical Express, 14 October 1989

GLORIA ESTEFAN is a goddess. While popular music searches for something to pep up its ailing corpse and, typically, picks on rock music — I ...

Gloria Estefan

Interview by Chris Heath, Smash Hits, 9 January 1991

She was the toast of the pop world with her spicy Latin tunes! But then, last year, she narrowly escaped death in a coach accident ...

Gloria Estefan: Into the Light (Epic 4677821); Roger McGuinn: Back From Rio (Arista 261 348)

Review by David Sinclair, The Times, 8 February 1991

Breezy blend with a Cuban flavour ...

Gloria Estefan: Into The Light (Epic/All formats)

Review by David Quantick, New Musical Express, 16 February 1991

THE TRUE Empress of Pop is among us once more. The other pop stars are fine, but in comparison resemble cartoon characters. Neither Prince (boggly ...

Gloria Estefan: Into The Light

Review by Lloyd Bradley, Q, March 1991

GLORIA ESTEFAN'S FIRST new album since a coach crash last March left her with, among other things, a broken back. ...

Gloria Estefan: Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 10 April 1991

THE SMALL but dynamic Gloria Estefan does not look like someone only recently recovered from a major back injury sustained in a road accident. ...

Gloria Estefan: Spanish is the loving tongue

Interview by David Toop, The Times, 9 July 1993

For her latest album, Gloria Estefan went home — metaphorically — to Cuba. David Toop talked to her ...

Gloria Estefan: Destiny (Epic/All formats)

Review by Ian Fortnam, New Musical Express, 1 June 1996

SO WHAT'S so glorious about Gloria? How come every time the woman delivers a casually conceived catalogue of choice cuts to her record company, she ...

Gloria Estefan: Gloria! (Epic 48950 4/2)

Review by Lucy O'Brien, Q, July 1998

Miami pop queen goes back to Latin disco roots in unashamedly good time fashion. ...

Gloria Estefan

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. Gloria Maria Fajardo, 1 September 1957, Havana, Cuba ...

Gloria Estefan: how her rhythm got America … and the world

Retrospective and Interview by Maura Johnston, The Guardian, 25 November 2015

Pop hits with Latino influences are de rigueur now — and no one has had a greater impact on this state of affairs than Cuban-Americans ...


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