Released in 1977 on Harvey Averne’s Grammy winning Coco Records, Visión Divina set New York’s dancefloors alight with its incendiary brass and blazing rhythms… Salsa had been reignited!

Averne was a student and lover of Latin music and his signings to the label showed his deep knowledge and Latin Music featuring the very best of New York’s talent led by Eddie Palmieri capturing the sound of mid-70s New York salsa, it was nominated and then won the inaugural Latin Grammy award in 1975.

Enter La Controversia under the supervision of executive producer and NYC’s premier salsa pianist Larry Harlow, son of opera singer Rose Sherman and Latin bandleader Buddy Harlow. Hot from his production run at Fania Records – where he met Harvey Averne – Harlow employed his accumulated knowledge and passion to create and unleash the masterpiece Visión Divina, reissued here worldwide for the first time. Harlow would go on to win the Latin Grammy Trustees Award in 2008 in recognition of his dedication and contribution to Latin music that must include this sensational body of work.

TRACK LIST LP

SIDE A

  1. Vision Divina
  2. Dame Un Dia
  3. Cosas De Mi Inspiracion
  4. Nunca Olvidare
  5. Hasta Tu Puerta
SIDE B
  1. Vengo Del Monte
  2. Genesis
  3. Compañeros
  4. Mi Tierra

VISIÓN DIVINA

VISIÓN DIVINA

La Contoversia

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- Original 1977 Coco Records album
- First reissue on vinyl
- Produced by New York’s premier salsa pianist Larry Harlow
- The Explosive Sound of New York Salsa at its very best

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Released in 1977 on Harvey Averne’s Grammy winning Coco Records, Visión Divina set New York’s dancefloors alight with its incendiary brass and blazing rhythms… Salsa had been reignited!

Averne was a student and lover of Latin music and his signings to the label showed his deep knowledge and Latin Music featuring the very best of New York’s talent led by Eddie Palmieri capturing the sound of mid-70s New York salsa, it was nominated and then won the inaugural Latin Grammy award in 1975.

Enter La Controversia under the supervision of executive producer and NYC’s premier salsa pianist Larry Harlow, son of opera singer Rose Sherman and Latin bandleader Buddy Harlow. Hot from his production run at Fania Records – where he met Harvey Averne – Harlow employed his accumulated knowledge and passion to create and unleash the masterpiece Visión Divina, reissued here worldwide for the first time. Harlow would go on to win the Latin Grammy Trustees Award in 2008 in recognition of his dedication and contribution to Latin music that must include this sensational body of work.

TRACK LIST LP

SIDE A

  1. Vision Divina
  2. Dame Un Dia
  3. Cosas De Mi Inspiracion
  4. Nunca Olvidare
  5. Hasta Tu Puerta
SIDE B
  1. Vengo Del Monte
  2. Genesis
  3. Compañeros
  4. Mi Tierra

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