Why It Matters: Sin tierra ni olivares ¿qué sería de las ciudades?

What do these songs have in common?

La Sardina de Naiguatá – Pájaro amarillo
La Sardina de Naiguatá is a musical group from the Venezuelan coastal town of Naiguata.

You can view the transcript for “Pájaro amarillo” here (opens in new window).

Alex Cuba – Caballo
Alexis Puentes, better known by his stage name Alex Cuba, is a Cuban-Canadian singer-songwriter who sings in Spanish and English. (wikipedia page on Alex Cuba)

You can view the transcript for “Caballo” here (opens in new window).

Rubén Blades & Willie Colon – Tiburon
Rubén Blades Bellido de Luna, known professionally as Rubén Blades, is a Panamanian singer, songwriter, actor, musician, activist, and politician, performing musically most often in the Afro-Puerto Rican, salsa, and Latin jazz genres. (wikipedia page on Rubén Blades). William Anthony Colón Román is an American salsa musician and social activist. (Wikipedia page on Willie Colon)

You can view the transcript for “Tiburon” here (opens in new window).


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