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'Chicha' Music Expands out of Peru

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'Chicha' Music Expands out of Peru

'Chicha' Music Expands out of Peru

'Chicha' Music Expands out of Peru

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Roots of Chicha: Psychedelic Cumbias from Peru is the first album of Chicha music released outside of Peru. The unique music style grew out of the booming cities of the Peruvian Amazon in 1970 and incorporates surf guitars, synthesizers and distinctive melodies.

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