Best Songs Ever

What’s your favorite song?
Random Song
Please enter a search term (min. 2 chars)
iTunes Charts
ø 3.7 at 3 votes
What’s your rating?

Paco de Lucía

Rio Ancho

  • Other
  • Instrumental
  • Space
  • Jazz
  • Latin
song from
  • 1976
  • 1996
  • 1981
  • 2000
  • 1980

for other uses see Río Ancho (disambiguation) Río Ancho is a Spanish flamenco guitar jazz piece. The track first featured on Paco de Lucia’s 1976 album Almoraima. It combines flamenco and gypsy jazz influences and the piece is in the key of E minor and progresses to A minor, D, G, C and B7. The original performances of the song had notable flute solos towards the end of the piece, reminiscent of classic Spanish gypsy music with trumpets. In 1980, Paco de Lucia and Al Di Meola collaborated and produced an ensemble track composed of Di Meola’s Mediterranean Sundance taken from his 1977 album Elegant Gypsy with Río Ancho. It was performed live in San Francisco on December 5, 1980 and the set was released by Columbia Records as simply Friday Night in San Francisco. The collaborative... Read on...

Current Rank: ...

Popularity on the Web


Most votes come from Brazil, France, and Reserved.


More songs by Paco De Lucía (See Charts): Almoraima, Cueva Del Gato, and Entre Dos Aguas.

Popular in Jazz (See Charts): Sinnerman, What A Wonderful World, Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien, Summertime, Baltimore, Gloomy Sunday, Feeling Good, Slabo Day, What'S A Woman, and Strangers In The Night.


Use at most three hashtags in your comment to connect the song with a topic (i.e. #live or #workout). It must contain at least one letter. You can view a toplist for every tag.