Throughout his life, Joan Sebastian he composed an innumerable number of hits that, to this day and almost 6 years after his departure, remain valid. In this opportunity, we remember some of the best old songs of “the Hurricane of the South”, doing a brief review by different decades and also by different themes.
Yes, the task is complex and reductionist, given that Joan Sebastian’s great songs are counted in the dozens. Yet it is still an incredible opportunity to turn up the volume and enjoy some of the all-time hits.
5 unmissable hits of the “King of Jaripeo”
1. Sower of love.
Towards the end of the 1978 Argentina World Cup, the local Mediterranean group performed this beautiful song from the “Juliantla poet”.
Thanks to this, Joan Sebastián became even more famous internationally. Since then, the song is one of the many jewels that his repertoire offers.
How could it be otherwise, the man who knew how to write some of the most beautiful songs of all time also dedicated one to his hometown, Juliantla.
In it, he remembers his horse, his dog, his parents, brothers and friends. Having already traveled much of the world, Joan Sebastian takes the opportunity to express his wishes to return to “that town in the mountains, which bathes every dawn with sunlight”.
3. With or without you.
“Why cry a river if your heart is not mine?” Asks this incredible Mexican author in one of his most emotional and remembered songs from his work.
With an endearing melody, it is one of his many songs that combines beauty, love and sadness. Safety pin!
4. I like you.
If it is about love songs, this is one of the most outstanding and honest of the Mexican author born in 1951. Joan Sebastian sings to his beloved everything he likes about her.
Since it became famous, it was reproduced by thousands of lovers around the world who appropriated it to dedicate it to their loved ones.
5. Secret of love.
Finally, one of the most recent “old songs” of all the great successes of the Mexican idol.
Secret of love is famous for several reasons. First of all, it is one of the most prominent songs on the album of the same name. In relation to this, it must be said that it earned its author a Lo Nuestro Award What Regional Mexican Album of the Year.
On the other hand, it was also the song of the hit novel of the same name. In other words, there are plenty of reasons to justify the presence of this song on this list.
Are you agree with the list? What is your Top 5?