Cheo Feliciano

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 Discography Tracks

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Jose Cheo Feliciano* La Voz Sensual De Cheo (Album) Vaya Records Inc. US 1972 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano Cheo (Album) Vaya Records US 1971 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano With A Little Help From My Friend (Album) Vaya Records France 1973 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano Felicidades (Album) Vaya Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano Looking For Love (Buscando Amor) (Album) Vaya Records US 1974 Sell This Version
Jose Cheo Feliciano* Para Enamorados Solamente (Album) Seeco, Seeco, Seeco US 1975 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano Cheo's Rainbow (Album) Vaya Records US 1976 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano The Singer (Album) Vaya Records Japan 1976 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano Mi Tierra Y Yo (Album) Vaya Records US 1977 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano Estampas (Album) Vaya Records Venezuela 1979 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano Sentimiento, Tú... (Album) Vaya Records US 1980 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano Profundo (Album) Vaya Records France 1982 Sell This Version
CLP - 165X Cheo Feliciano, Ismael Quintana Cheo Feliciano, Ismael Quintana - Los Soneros De Ponce(LP, Album) Coco Records CLP - 165X US 1983 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano 25 Años De Sentimiento (Album) Coche Records Inc. Puerto Rico 1984 Sell This Version
CRS-352 Cheo Feliciano Regresa El Amor(LP) Coche CRS-352 Puerto Rico 1985 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano Sabor Y Sentimiento (Album) Zeida, Codiscos US 1987 Sell This Version
CRS-361 Cheo Feliciano Te Regalo Mi Sabor Criollo(LP, Album) Coche Records Inc. CRS-361 US 1987 Sell This Version
CRS 364 Cheo Feliciano Como tu me lo pediste(LP, Album) Coche Records Inc. CRS 364 US 1988 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano Los Feelings De Cheo (Album) RMM Records US 1990 Sell This Version
Cheo Feliciano Cantando (Album) Sonolux Venezuela 1991 Sell This Version
RMCC-81051 Cheo Feliciano Motivos(Cass, Album) RMM Records RMCC-81051 US 1993 Sell This Version
none Cheo Feliciano En Cuba(CD, Album) CDT Records none 1998 Sell This Version
RMD 82265 Cheo Feliciano Una Voz Mil Recuerdos(CD) RMM Records RMD 82265 US 1999 Sell This Version
AJK-87452 Cheo Feliciano Live(CD, Album) Sony Discos AJK-87452 US 2002 Sell This Version
ARMX8255 Cheo Feliciano / Ruben Blades Cheo Feliciano / Ruben Blades - Eba Say Ajá(CD, Album) Ariel Rivas Music ARMX8255 US 2012 Sell This Version

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