Armando Anthony "Chick" Corea (June 12, 1941 – February 9, 2021) was a ground-breaking American jazz composer, keyboardist, bandleader, and occasional percussionist.
One of his most famous compositions is "Spain," from 1971, an instrumental jazz fusion piece. Corea introduced "Spain" on his album Light As a Feather. The simple and haunting melody heard at the beginning of the song is from Concierto de Aranjuez, a guitar concerto by the Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo. Corea and his band were nominated for Grammys for this song.
At one point Al Jarreau added original lyrics to the song. Jarreau featured this version, known as Spain (I Can Recall), on his 1980 album This Time.
Here's my cover of "Spain (I Can Recall)"
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