Willie Colón

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Nueva York, Selva de concreto,
Mi corazуn guarda el secreto,
En tus barrios latinos
Yo vi por primera vez
Las tradiciones de mis abuelos

Willie Colón, 'Nueva York'

William Anthony Colón (born April 28, 1950) is a Nuyorican (a New York-born Puerto Rican) salsa musician and social activist. He began his career as a trombonist, and also sings, writes, produces and acts. He is also involved in the politics of New York City and international politics.