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Latin Roots: Christmas Music With A Cuban Twist

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The late Celia Cruz's version of "Jingle Bells" is featured on Tuesday's Latin Roots playlist. i i

The late Celia Cruz's version of "Jingle Bells" is featured on Tuesday's Latin Roots playlist. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The late Celia Cruz's version of "Jingle Bells" is featured on Tuesday's Latin Roots playlist.

The late Celia Cruz's version of "Jingle Bells" is featured on Tuesday's Latin Roots playlist.

Courtesy of the artist

Playlist

  • "Jingle Bells" by Celia Cruz & La Sonora Matancera
  • "Cancion De Navidad" by Silvio Rodriguez
  • "El Pequeño Tomborilero" by Los Papines

The first of a two-part Latin Roots Christmas series begins Tuesday with Judy Cantor-Navas of Billboard magazine. In conversation with host David Dye, the Latin-music expert discusses the distinction between Cuban Christmas music made before and after the Revolution.


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World Cafe Playlist for December 24, 2013