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Latin Roots: Essential Divas
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Latin Roots: Essential Divas

Latin Roots

Latin Roots: Essential Divas

Latin Roots: Essential Divas
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Celia Cruz, the queen of salsa.

Celia Cruz, the queen of salsa.

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Featured Songs

  • Mercedes Sosa, "Todo Cambia"
  • Chavela Vargas, "Macorina"
  • Celia Cruz, "La Vida Es Un Carnaval"

For this Latin Roots segment, Catalina Maria Johnson of the Chicago radio program Beat Latino had the daunting task of picking just three of the many Latin divas to feature. You'll hear from the great Cuban singer Celia Cruz, Mexico's Chavela Vargas and Argentina's Mercedes Sosa.

Stream the complete segment and be sure to check out Johnson's Spotify playlist for more.

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