John Gabriel Y Jose jose they are two of the greatest performers that Mexico saw born and achieve worldwide success; although unfortunately neither of the two singers is already on this earthly plane, his legacy continues to permeate the lives of millions of Mexicans who grew up with his music and who found consolation in his lyrics.
Though mystery and controversy have surrounded the death of both singer-songwriters, few know the close relationship they maintained in life by sharing success in the sphere of national entertainment. And it is that, although the style of the two interpreters could be considered opposite, the point of convergence between their songs is always romanticism and that bitter taste in the mouth that leaves a love break.
Under that tenor, the idea that both José José and the Divo from Juarez shared that restless creative impulse when writing their songs, however, behind one of his most famous songs also called prince of song hides a dedication that Juan Gabriel made to the romance that he had at that time with Anel Norena.
A three years after the sensitive death of José Joséhis ex-partner Anel Noreña has used his social networks to share some of the most memorable moments she lived with her then-husbandhighlighting even the birth of their children Joseph Joel Y Marysol Sosa.
That was how a couple of years ago, Anel Noreña shared through her account Instagram a peculiar anecdote next to Juan Gabriel, same as marked the beginning of the enormous success that the song would have The past past played by José José.
According to the account of the ex-wife of the prince of song, It was the year 1978 when his family had just settled in their house in the El Pedregal neighborhood, south of Mexico City. One night, Juan Gabriel came to his peaceful home to enjoy a delicious dinner and a pleasant evening.
However, in the midst of the memorable moment, the Divo from Juarez took out a sheet of paper with a song written on it and He gave it, as a gift, to both José José and Anel Noreña.
“His words were the following: ‘Saying guys in your new life I made you this song […] and when I say ‘I ASK FOR AN APPLAUSE FOR THE LOVE THAT HAS COME TO ME’, everyone is going to applaud guys,'” he recalled in his post on InstagramAnel Norena.
Thus, The past past became a classic of the musical career that José José had until the day of his death on September 28, 2019.
Said theme, written by Juan Gabriel, brought him to prince of song a great success that prevails to dateand was part of his thirteenth self-titled studio album, which also contained compositions by great idols of Spanish music such as José María Napoleón and Rafael Pérez Botija.
It is worth mentioning that although this song was written by Divo from Juarez exclusively for José José and Anel Noreña, on a couple of occasions he also had the opportunity to interpret itas it happened in the year 1990 when he offered a great concert nothing more and nothing less than in the Palace of Fine Arts.
On that occasion, Juan Gabriel performed a popular medley that included his greatest hits What until i met you, I like, Everyone His Way, The past pastamong other topics.