Ruben Blades is not only a Salsero but he is one of the must amazing human beings alive!!  Presidential candidate in the Country of Panama, Actor in major movies, Harvard Law School graduate and many, many, many other accomplishments!!  Ruben Blades is the favorite salsa singer of Jay Shapiro and in fact he got to watch him live in the 1990's at Seventh 7th Street Entry First 1st Ave in Minneapolis, MN.