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Selena

The tragic shooting death of Tejano singer Selena spawned a reaction within the Latino community that can be compared to the reactions to the deaths of Elvis Presley and John Lennon. An enormously popular singer in Latino communities across North America, her music crossed cultural boundaries to touch the lives of young and old alike. A flamboyant, sexy stage performer sometimes hailed as the Latina Madonna, Selena was nonetheless considered a role model for off-stage she was family oriented, active in anti-drug campaigns and AIDS awareness programs.

She was born Selena Quintanilla to Mexican-American parents in Lake Jackson, TX. Before her birth, her father Abraham had been a member of los Dinos. When Selena began performing at the age of ten, her father became her manager and los Dinos became her backing band. In 1983, she made her recording debut after appearing on the popular radio show of L.A. deejay Johnnie Canales. While Selena grew up understanding Spanish, English was her first language. Her first records were recorded in Spanish, and she sang the words phonetically. After her music began to catch on, she began learning Spanish formally and by the time of her death, she was fluent in the language.

In 1987, she was named Female Vocalist of the Year and Performer of the Year at the Tejano Music Awards. Two years later she signed with EMI Latin and in 1990, she and los Dinos released their eponymous debut album. Later that year she released a singles compilation, Personal Best, and she also released Ven Conmigo. In 1991 the title track of the latter became the first Tejano record to go gold. Selena also released two more albums, including one of cumbia music, Baila Esta Cumbia that year. Selena married Los Dinos' lead guitarist Chris Perez in April of 1992. Other group members included her brother, Abraham Quintanilla, III, who played bass and penned many of her songs, and her sister Suzette, the drummer. She won her first Grammy in 1993 for Best Mexican American Performance for her album Selena Live. That same year, she released an album of love songs, Quiero, and she also opened Selena Etc, a clothing manufacturing business. In 1994, she made her feature-film debut in Don Juan DeMarco, in which she played a singer. Later that year, she and her band embarked upon a tour of New York, L.A., Argentina, and Puerto Rico. Amor Prohibido was released in 1994; the record's title track won a Grammy and went gold. In 1995, Selena began preparing to make her breakthrough into the American pop mainstream.

In the spring of that year she was working on her first English-language album, when she went to a motel room in Corpus Christi, TX, to fire 34-year-old Yolanda Saldivar, the woman who managed Selena's boutique in San Antonio, and the founder of the Selena fan club. A few days before the confrontation, Selena's father had unearthed paperwork proving that Saldivar had been embezzling from the fan club. Saldivar and Selena argued and as the singer left, she was shot in the back. Selena didn't die right away and managed to stagger into the lobby where she named Saldivar as the killer. An hour later, Selena died in a local hospital.

It was a death that rocked the entire Latino music industry. Saldivar was convicted for the murder of Selena in November, 1995 and sentenced to at least 30 years in prison.

A special service was held in the Los Angeles Coliseum where she was to give a concert. Less than a month later, Texas governor George W. Bush declared April 16, "Selena Day," in her honor. Dreaming of You, her final album, was released posthumously in the early summer. It became the first Tejano album to reach number one in America and was double platinum by the end of the year. ~ Sandra Brennan
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Selected Discography

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Track List: Ones

1. No Quiero Saber

2. Baila Esta Cumbia

3. Como La Flor

4. La Carcacha

5. Buenos Amigos

6. No Debes Jugar

7. La Llamada

8. Amor Prohibido

9. No Me Queda Mas

10. Fotos Y Recuerdos

11. El Chico Del Apartamento 512

12. Bidi Bidi Bom Bom

13. Techno Cumbia

14. Si Una Vez

15. Donde Quiera Que Estes

16. Tu, Solo Tu

17. Siempre Hace Frio

18. I Could Fall In Love

19. Dreaming Of You

20. Con Tanto Amor - Medley

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Track List: The Last Concert (Live)

4. Tus Desprecios (Live)

5. Cobarde (Live)

7. La Carcacha (Live)

8. No Me Queda Mas (Live)

9. Bidi Bidi Bom Bom (Live)

10. Si Una Vez (Live)

11. El Chico Del Apartamento 512 (Live)

13. Como La Flor (Live)

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Track List: Dreaming Of You

1. I Could Fall In Love

2. Captive Heart

3. I'm Getting Used To You

5. Dreaming Of You

6. Missing My Baby

7. Amor Prohibido

9. Techno Cumbia

10. El Toro Relajo

11. Como La Flor

12. Tu Solo Tu

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Track List: Amor Prohibido

1. Amor Prohibido

2. No Me Queda Mas

3. Cobarde

4. Fotos Y Recuerdos

5. El Chico Del Apartamento 512

6. Bidi Bidi Bom Bom

7. Techno Cumbia

8. Tus Desprecios

9. Si Una Vez

10. Ya No

11. Donde Quiera Que Estas (Duet With Barrio Boyzz)

12. Spoken Liner Notes By The Band And Family

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Track List: Ven Conmigo

1. Ya Ves

2. Aunque No Salga El Sol

3. Ven Conmigo

4. Yo Te Amo

5. Enamorada De Ti

6. La Tracalera

7. Baila Esta Cumbia

8. Yo Me Voy

9. No Quiero Saber

10. Despues De Enero

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Track List: Entre A Mi Mundo

1. Si La Quieres

2. Como La Flor

3. Yo Te Sigo Queriendo

4. Que Creias

5. Las Cadenas

6. Vuelve A Mi

7. La Carcacha

8. Siempre Estoy Pensando En Ti

9. Missing My Baby

10. Ámame

11. Buenos Amigos (Feat. Alvaro Torres)

12. Where Did The Feeling Go?

13. Spoken Liner Notes By The Family (Entre A Mi Mundo)

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Track List: Live The Last Concert

1. Disco Medley (Live/1995)

2. Amor Prohibido (Live/1994)

3. Baila Esta Cumbia (Live/1990)

4. Tus Desprecios (Live)

5. Cobarde (Live)

6. Techno Cumbia (Live/1994)

7. La Carcacha (Live)

8. No Me Queda Mas (Live)

9. Bidi Bidi Bom Bom (Live)

10. Si Una Vez (Live)

11. El Chico Del Apartamento 512 (Live)

12. Ya Ves (Live/1993)

13. Como La Flor (Live)

14. Spoken Liner Notes By The Band And Family (Live)

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Track List: Lo Mejor De…

1. No Quiero Saber (2000 Mix)

2. Baila Esta Cumbia

3. Como La Flor (Remastered Version)

4. La Carcacha

5. Buenos Amigos (Feat. Alvaro Torres)

6. No Debes Jugar (1993 Version)

7. La Llamada (1993 Version)

8. Amor Prohibido

9. No Me Queda Más (Album Version)

10. Fotos Y Recuerdos

11. El Chico Del Apartamento 512 (Album Version)

12. Bidi Bidi Bom Bom (1994 Version)

13. Techno Cumbia (Album Version)

14. Si Una Vez

15. Donde Quiera Que Estes

16. My Love

17. I Could Fall In Love

18. God's Child (Baila Conmigo)

19. Dreaming Of You

20. Missing My Baby (Extended Version)

21. Wherever You Are (Donde Quiera Que Estés)

22. Is It The Beat?

23. Always Mine

24. Don't Throw Away My Love

25. Disco Medley

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Track List: Mis Primeros Exitos

1. Estoy Contigo

2. Sentimientos

3. Acuerdate De Mí

4. Tu No Sabes

5. Costumbres

6. Siempre

7. Dame Un Beso

8. Yo Fui Aquella

9. Carino, Carino Mio

10. Dulce Amor

11. Quiero Estar Contigo

12. Terco Corazon

13. Dime

14. Ya Se Va

15. Cien Años

16. Quiero

17. Spoken Liner Notes By The Family (Mis Primeros Exitos - Selena 20 Years Of Music)

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Track List: Selena

1. Tu Eres

2. Sukiyaki

3. Contigo Quiero Estar

4. Besitos

5. Amame, Quiereme

6. Tengo Ganas De Llorar

7. My Love

8. Quiero Ser

9. Mentiras

10. No Te Vayas

11. La Bamba

12. Spoken Liner Notes By The Family (Selena - Selena 20 Years Of Music)

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Track List: Ven Conmigo (2015 Release)

1. Ya Ves

2. Aunque No Salga El Sol

3. Ven Conmigo

4. Yo Te Amo

5. Enamorada De Ti

6. La Tracalera

7. Baila Esta Cumbia

8. Yo Me Voy

9. No Quiero Saber (1990 Version)

10. Después De Enero

11. Enamorada De Ti (Club Mix)

12. No Quiero Saber (2000 Mix)

13. Spoken Liner Notes By The Family (Ven Conmigo)

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We will never forget about u QUEEN ����������
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bellos recuerdos de esta belleza... te extranamos!
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I love you so much
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RIP
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Balia Esta Cumbia
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Woke up ths morning and this song came on. LOVE HER!!!!
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Selena i love u so much u so much R.I.P ur in a place now and i miss your dance moves ever and i love your movie selena
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Love her
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love you
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R.I.P Selena
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She was sooooo beautiful!!! � R.I.P Selena! ❤
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Selena un de las mejores cantantes
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RIP ❤️️❤️️❤️️❤️️
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Selena i love u so much i miss u so much R.I.P ur in a better place now
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I hope your in heaven and I love the movie����
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R.I.P Selena ❤️
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Love u Selena and miss u so much.
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LOVE U selena❤️
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Love you Selena ��
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Hi
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You're kind of cool
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I love you with all my heart
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Every time I watch your movie I cry��������
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Anything for Selena's ha I really miss you my favorite song is Dreaming on a star
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You are so butyful I wish you were still here rest in peace ����������
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# Selena lives
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R.I.P selena
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Rip Selena
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R.I.P SELENA. I love u
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R.i.p Selena
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Selena i we miss you
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Can't stop thinking about u miss u and I'm sad!!
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COMO LA FLOR
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Extrano mucho selena
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Selena and Whitney Houston! You will forever be mussed. LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU BOTH! RIP.
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Luv Selena! So sad her career is over! She still rocking the music!
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Where can I find this song? I like this particular beat it has to it. Although, when I search for it on youtube all the songs are a a faster beat
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I like these songs by Selena...."D r e a m i n g of You" & "I Could Fall In Love". I own both cassette tape & CD. Another artist gone too soon. RIP Selena.
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Selena was awesome and pretty!!! #como la flor
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