27 junio 2010

La canción de la semana #221

...is famous Caballo Viejo by Venezuelan composer and singer Simón Díaz. About a zillion versions of this song were recorded, but these are my personal favourites:

19 junio 2010

La canción de la semana #220

...is Valió la Pena (audio|video|lyrics) by Marc Anthony, from the album of the same name (the Best Salsa Album at the 2005 Latin Grammy Awards). To quote allmusic guide,

With the screaming hot brass and relentlessly sexy percussion to match the love-crazed lyrics, and the love-crazed lyrics to match Anthony's screaming hot vocals and relentlessly sexy improvisation, Valió la Pena captures the drama and excitement palpable in New York's best salsa clubs.