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José Feliciano

José Feliciano is a Puerto Rican singer and songwriter who is considered one of the most successful and versatile Latin musicians of the 20th century. Born in Lares, Puerto Rico, he is well known for his deep, soulful voice and his distinctive style of singing and playing the guitar.

José Feliciano's breakout album was 1968's Feliciano!, which included his cover of the Doors' "Light My Fire," which reached number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and earned him two Grammy Awards. Since then, Feliciano has released a total of 21 albums, including his most successful, 10 To 23 (1970), which included the single "Che Sarà," which reached number 1 in many European countries. Other standout albums include Compartments (1972) and José Feliciano (1974).

In addition to his albums, José Feliciano has also released many successful singles, including his covers of "Rain" and "Everybody Do the Click" from his album Feliz Navidad (1970). He is also well known for his Spanish language songs, including "Somos Novios" and "La Copa Rota."

An interesting fact about José Feliciano is that he was the first Latin musician to appear on American television, performing his hit single "Light My Fire" on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1968. He was also the first Latin artist to be nominated for a Grammy Award, which he won in 1969 for Best New Artist.