Cheo Feliciano

Real Name:
José Luis Feliciano Vega
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José Luis Feliciano Vega, better known as Cheo Feliciano; (born July 3, 1935 in Ponce, Puerto Rico) ~ († April 17, 2014 in San Juan, Puerto Rico).

Composer and singer of salsa and bolero music.

In 1952, Feliciano moved to Spanish Harlem, where he played percussion with "Ciro Rimac's Review", Tito Rodríguez, Luis Cruz and Kako y su Trabuco Orchestra. In 1955, Feliciano became a vocalist for the Joe Cuba Sextet, where he made his professional singing debut singing the song "Perfidia".

In 1967, he joined the Eddie Palmieri Orchestra and sang for them for two years.

In 1972, Feliciano came back to music with the album Cheo, his first solo recording. The album, which featured compositions by Feliciano's friend Tite Curet, broke all sales records in the Latino music market. The album included "Anacaona" and "Mi Triste Problema". Feliciano recorded fifteen albums for Fania Record Co. in the 1970s, with such hits as "Amada Mia" and "Juan Albañil". He also recorded La Voz Sensual de Cheo and participated in the first salsa opera Hommy.

In 1982, Feliciano started his own recording company called "Coche Records". In 1987 he played the role of Roberto Clemente's father in the musical Clemente. In 1990 he recorded Los Feelings de Cheo and also traveled all over Europe, Japan, Africa, and South America.

In 1995, Feliciano won a Platinum Record Award for La Combinación Perfecta.

In recent years Feliciano recorded Una Voz, Mil Recuerdos, Cheo en la Intimidad, and Eba Say Aja. Feliciano was very active and continued traveling and performing all over the world until his tragic death.

On April 17, 2014; José Luis Feliciano Vega, better known as Cheo Feliciano; was killed just after 4 a.m. when the Jaguar he was driving hit an electrical post in the Cupey area of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Feliciano was the sole passenger in the vehicle, he died on impact following the 4:13 a.m. crash on a road near the Universidad Metropolitana.
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Cheo Feliciano - Cheo album art Jose "Cheo" Feliciano* Cheo (Album) Vaya Records Colombia 1971 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - La Voz Sensual De Cheo album art Jose Cheo Feliciano* La Voz Sensual De Cheo (Album) Vaya Records Inc. Colombia 1972 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - With A Little Help From My Friend album art Cheo Feliciano With A Little Help From My Friend (Album) Vaya Records France 1973 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - Felicidades album art Cheo Feliciano Felicidades (Album) Vaya Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - Looking For Love (Buscando Amor) album art Cheo Feliciano Looking For Love (Buscando Amor) (Album) Vaya Records US 1974 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - Para Enamorados Solamente album art Jose Cheo Feliciano* Para Enamorados Solamente (Album, Comp) Seeco, Seeco, Seeco US 1975 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - Cheo's Rainbow album art Cheo Feliciano Cheo's Rainbow (Album) Vaya Records US 1976 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - The Singer album art Cheo Feliciano The Singer (Album) Vaya Records Japan 1976 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - Mi Tierra Y Yo album art Cheo Feliciano Mi Tierra Y Yo (Album) Vaya Records US 1977 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - Estampas album art Cheo Feliciano Estampas (Album) Vaya Records Venezuela 1979 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - Sentimiento, Tú... album art Cheo Feliciano Sentimiento, Tú... (Album) Vaya Records US 1980 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - Profundo album art Cheo Feliciano Profundo (Album) Vaya Records France 1982 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - Los Soneros De Ponce album art Cheo Feliciano, Ismael Quintana Cheo Feliciano, Ismael Quintana - Los Soneros De Ponce (Album) Coco Records US 1983 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - 25 Años De Sentimiento album art Cheo Feliciano 25 Años De Sentimiento (Album) Coche Records Inc. Panama 1984 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - Regresa El Amor album art Cheo Feliciano Regresa El Amor (Album) Coche Puerto Rico 1985 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - Sabor Y Sentimiento album art Cheo Feliciano Sabor Y Sentimiento (Album) Coche Records Inc., Coche Records Inc. Puerto Rico 1987 Sell This Version
CRS-361 Cheo Feliciano - Te Regalo Mi Sabor Criollo album art Cheo Feliciano Te Regalo Mi Sabor Criollo(LP, Album) Coche Records Inc. CRS-361 US 1987 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - Como Tu Lo Pediste album art Cheo Feliciano Como Tu Lo Pediste (Album) Coche Records Inc. US 1988 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - Los Feelings De Cheo album art Cheo Feliciano Los Feelings De Cheo (Album) RMM Records US 1990 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - Cantando album art Cheo Feliciano Cantando (Album) Sonolux Venezuela 1991 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano - Motivos album art Cheo Feliciano Motivos (Album) RMM Records Venezuela 1993 Sell This Version
(61)6017 Cheo Feliciano - Motivos album art Cheo Feliciano Motivos(LP, Album) RMM Records (61)6017 Colombia 1993 Sell This Version
695 Cheo Feliciano - Fania All Stars With Cheo Feliciano album art Fania All Stars With Cheo Feliciano Fania All Stars With Cheo Feliciano - Fania All Stars With Cheo Feliciano(CD, Album) Fania Records 695 US 1996 Sell This Version
none Cheo Feliciano - En Cuba album art Cheo Feliciano En Cuba(CD, Album) CDT Records none 1998 Sell This Version
RMD 82265 Cheo Feliciano - Una Voz Mil Recuerdos album art Cheo Feliciano Una Voz Mil Recuerdos(CD) RMM Records RMD 82265 US 1999 Sell This Version

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