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Que viva my salsa singers and musicians! I would like to share you about certain things that might interest you. RSS Feed. All of the sudden, the sounds that had shaped Salsa in the s mainly the New York Salsa were abandoned in favor of a new style defined by its romanticism, sensuality and explicit lyrics built around sex and love issues. These changes marked the beginning of the romantic Salsa era. Salsa romantica , as it was known throughout the Spanish speaking world, came to define this new Salsa style. The following list of romantic Salsa songs is a compilation of some of the most enduring hits that marked the evolution of the romantic Salsa movement. Rey Ruiz - "Mi Media Mitad" In this song Rey Ruiz talks about soul mates, one of the most romantic concepts ever created by people throughout the ages. This melancholic song shows why Rey Ruiz has been one of the leading artists of the romantic Salsa movement. David Pabon - "Y Nos Amamos" With his music, Puerto Rican singer David Pabon became one of the most representative artists of the new romantic style that captured Salsa during the late s.
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During his youth, he developed a passion for percussion , later confessing that this would have been his second choice after singing. Fan reaction to his work was diverse. Within the Latino community, he was regarded as "one of the best salseros ever", and Puerto Ricans abroad were particularly fond of it because it brought back memories of their homeland. His personal shortcomings were exploited by the tabloid media but had little impact on his popularity. At the age of 5, Ruiz played percussion instruments at the Roberto Clemente Park in Trenton and at other city venues. There they settled at Barrio Balboa to live with his grandmother, and other family members. A compilation album titled Historia Musical de Frankie Ruiz also reached the top of the Billboard list.