31 Best Salsa Songs for Beginners


There are a variety of salsa music styles ranging from fast to slow. Whether you are Cuban, Puerto Rican, or more; different salsa styles exist. If you are new to the salsa dance scene, don’t forget to check out these salsa songs for beginners to help you ramp up your dance skills and practice to.

Acid – Ray Baretto
Apartamento 21 – Willie Colon
Camino Al Barrio -Willie Colon
Chin Chon Chow – Louie Ramirez
Cocosito – Jimmy Bosch
El Cantante – Hector Lavoe
El Gran Varon – Willie Colon
El Pito – Joe Cuba Sextet
El tun tun de tu corazon – Orquesta la palabra
J’s Joint – Grupo X
La Orquesta – Ray Baretto
Las Tumbas – Ismael Rivera
Lloraras – Oscar D’Leon
Micaela – Pete Rodriguez
No La He Vuelto A Ver – Gilberto Santa Rosa
No me Acostumbro – Rey Ruiz
No Viviré – George Lamond
Perdoname – Gilberto Santa Rosa
Salsa Con Soul Timing Workout – Alex Wilson
Son Cuero Y Boogaloo – Fania All Stars
Son Pa Puerto’Rico – Luisito Rosario
Son Piccante – Saboreando
Sonero- El Conde Rodriguez
Soy Callejero – Los Mocosos
Stronger – Alex Wilson
Think Drink – New Swing Sextet
Tito on Timbales – Tito Puente
Valerie – Alex Wilson
Vivir Lo Nuestro – Marc Anthony and La india
Y Ahora Dondé Estarás – George Lamond
Yamulemau – Joe Arroyo

Here is one display of a couple performing a salsa dance during a social gathering, helping to capture the fun and skills that it takes to successfully perform.