24 marzo 2006

La canción de la semana #45

Chacarera De Las Piedras by Jairo with Atahualpa Yupanqui. This track is taken from La página del Folklore Argentino.
    Aquí canta un caminante
    que muy mucho ha caminado
    y ahora vive tranquilo
    y en el Cerro Colorado
(complete lyrics here).

Incidentally, today marks the 30th anniversary of the military coup in Argentina.

Kirill

11 marzo 2006

La canción de la semana #43

...is Ladino Song, performed both in Ladino and English by London-based klezmer fusion band Oi Va Voi. The band's violinist, Sophie Solomon, will perform tomorrow (12 March 2006) in Cambridge Fez club.

Kirill

03 marzo 2006

La canción de la semana #42

Last week, the winners of the 2006 BBC Radio 3 Awards for World Music were announced. In Americas category, the winner is none else than Ry Cooder. Listen to this politically incorrect song, Chinito Chinito (check the lyrics).

Kirill