Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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  • Lo Mejor De La Vida [Nonesuch, 1998] Neither
  • Calle Salud [Nonesuch, 1999] Neither
  • El Compadre Again [Escondida, 2005] **

Consumer Guide Reviews:

Lo Mejor De La Vida [Nonesuch, 1998] Neither

Calle Salud [Nonesuch, 1999] Neither

El Compadre Again [Escondida, 2005]
Recorded well before Buena Vista, when he was a mere septugenarian, and the extra synovial fluid helps the son flow ("Chan Chan," "Me Diras Que Sabroso"). **