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Latin Roots: Christmas In Cuba

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Latin Roots: Christmas In Cuba

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Latin Roots: Christmas In Cuba

Latin Roots: Christmas In Cuba

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

Courtesy of the artist

Featured Songs

  • Celia Cruz & La Sonora Matancera, "Jingle Bells"
  • Silvio Rodriguez, "Cancion De Navidad"
  • Los Papines, "El Pequeno Tamborilero"

Just in time for Christmas Eve, World Cafe heads to the tropics for a holiday-themed Latin Roots segment. Contributor Judy Cantor-Navas uses the occasion as an opportunity to look at Christmas in Cuba, with music from pre-revolutionary times right up until the present day.

Hear songs from the great Celia Cruz and more in this segment, and find even more to enjoy on Latin Roots' Cuban Christmas Spotify playlist.

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